malignment


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malignment

(məˈlaɪnmənt)
n
a slanderous disparagement or vilification
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Noun1.malignment - slanderous defamationmalignment - slanderous defamation    
calumniation, calumny, defamation, hatchet job, traducement, obloquy - a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
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She added she had a tendency to remain mum despite the malignment because 'if I am too forward and unmeasured, the long term damage to institutions I represent can be incalculable.
Memories of laudable contributions and prominent personages have been agonisingly sought to be erased by the present crop of politial groups, only to be revived by some of these very people after a decade as if the dastardly dark days of malignment never happened.
I want to salute the 317 MPs who defied intimidation, malignment and blackmail and opted for a flexible Constitution to deal with the destiny issues of Africa instead of maintaining Uganda on the path of unimaginative, non-ideological, neo-colonial status quo," Mr Museveni said.