What is another word for libel?

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Noun
Any damaging or unflattering representation or statement
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“A newcomer to the newsroom with no background in what constitutes libel is a time bomb waiting to go off.”
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An instance of fierce public criticism or opposition
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A disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or act
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A lack of veracity
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An instance of being injured
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A picture, description, or imitation of a person in which certain striking characteristics are exaggerated in order to create a comic or grotesque effect
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An unjust, dishonest, or immoral act
Verb
To make untrue and harmful statements about
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“That doesn't mean that it is OK to slander and libel people.”
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Speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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To regard or represent as being of little worth
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To make a claim of wrongdoing against
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