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Noun
A scornful or hurtful act or expression
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An insinuation or allegation about someone that is likely to insult them or damage their reputation
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“The accusations are clearly politically motivated - with the charge of theft being added to cast a slur on Sarath's character.”
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An imperfection, fault or bad name associated with someone or something
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A (degree of) loss or lack of reputation or respect
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The state of being reprobated
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A joke, typically a critical or unkind one
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A derogatory hint or reference to a person or thing
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To cover over
“Jeffries had no idea what was wrong with her daughter as she uncharacteristically stumbled and fell and began to slur her words.”
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To make hurtful and untrue comments about
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To run together
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To criticize or condemn severely
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To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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To mock or condemn
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To discard or exclude (someone or something)
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To accuse of wrongdoing
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Rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
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To talk or grumble in secret or in private
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