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defame
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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to hurt someone's reputation through false statements
  • They don't understand those years that brought you here; they wonder why—especially, when you defame the United States as vociferously as you do—why you aren't more Canadian than you are!
    p. 229.2

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