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1. Law Oral communication of false and malicious statements that damage the reputation of another.
2. A false and malicious statement or report about someone.
v. slan·dered, slan·der·ing, slan·ders
To utter a slander about. See Synonyms at malign.
To utter or spread slander.

[Middle English slaundre, from Old French esclandre, alteration of escandle, from Latin scandalum, cause of offense, stumbling block; see scandal.]

slan′der·er n.
slan′der·ous adj.
slan′der·ous·ly adv.
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Adv.1.slanderously - in a false and slanderous and defamatory manner; with slander or calumny
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[ˈslɑːndərəslɪ] ADVcalumniosamente
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[ˈslɑːndrəslɪ] advcalunniosamente
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But I have been always the same in all my actions, public as well as private, and never have I yielded any base compliance to those who are slanderously termed my disciples, or to any other.
Meanwhile, Iranian politicians seize every opportunity to defame their Arab and Gulf foes as well as to demonize them in the West by either slanderously accusing them of supporting terrorism and sectarianism in the region or by claiming in the most racist and offensive of ways that Arabs lack historical experiences and the essential prerequisites of civilization.
Under Vucic's increasingly iron-fisted, despotic rule, Serbia has experienced rigged elections, seen opposition leaders slanderously vilified without consequence and witnessed media outlets surrender their objectivity and independence to autocratic demands of fealty and subservience.
Those with these key concerns are slanderously called Little Englanders, while a better description would be New Great Britainers, with their sights set on new oceans and new shores.
Slanderously, Miro claims that Sheikh Salman briefed the IOC on the details of the new sports law in a message, Fulaiteh said.