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How to sign: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
"The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation";
Similiar / Same: defame, asperse, calumniate, besmirch, smirch, denigrate, sully, smear
Within this category: assassinate, badmouth, libel
How to sign: an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
Similiar / Same: aspersion, calumny, defamation, denigration