Saturday, October 8, 2011

calumny

calumny [ KAL-uh m-nee ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. to disrepute or defame someone by false malicious statements
2. the act of disreputing a person with false statements
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Varun Gandhi's speech was considered a calumny of muslims living in this country.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Acrid controversy and acid calumny have engulfed Britain's definitive tenth anniversary remembrance of Princess Diana's death.