verb (used with object), ca·lum·ni·at·ed, ca·lum·ni·at·ing.
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Origin of calumniate
OTHER WORDS FROM calumniateca·lum·ni·a·tion, nounca·lum·ni·a·tor, nounnon·ca·lum·ni·at·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for calumniate
The calumniator is not only a moral assassin, but he is the most accomplished type of the coward known to man.Explanation of Catholic Morals|John H. Stapleton
But I denounce him as a calumniator of my country; a maligner of this nation.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
The preacher was denounced as seditious, and as a calumniator of light and reason.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
Loki (or Loge) is described as the calumniator of the gods and the contriver of all fraud and mischief.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
And are a villain, a calumniator, and boaster in all—defend thyself.