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slander
used in Candide

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Definition
lie to damage the reputation of another; or the lies told
  • In some one-half of the people are fools, in others they are too cunning; in some they are weak and simple, in others they affect to be witty; in all, the principal occupation is love, the next is slander, and the third is talking nonsense.
    Chapter 21 (14% in)

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