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Synonyms for libelousli·belous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calumniatory, calumnious, defamatory, denigrative, denigrating, denigratory, libellous, libelous, slanderousadjective

    (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign

    Synonyms:
    denigrative, defamatory, libellous, calumniatory, slanderous, denigratory, denigrating, calumnious

    Antonyms:
    harmless

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  1. List of paraphrases for "libelous":

    defamatory, slanderous

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How to use libelous in a sentence?

  1. Eugene Volokh:

    Staying mostly silent may be the best tactic for him given the dangers of saying something that might be libelous.

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