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Word of the Day – Dec. 10 – Calumny

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Calumny  (KAL-um-nee)

Definition:

1. A misrepresentation intended to harm another’s reputation.

2. The act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to harm another’s reputation.

Sample sentence: The notion that the mayor knew about the problem before the newspaper broke the story is nothing but calumny.

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