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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcalumnycal‧um‧ny /ˈkæləmni/ noun (plural calumnies)  1 [countable]LIE/TELL A LIE an untrue and unfair statement about someone that is intended to give people a bad opinion of them2 [uncountable]LIE/TELL A LIE when someone says things like this
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calumnyHe could brand this as a calumny.He was relaxed, a contrast to the tension which had gripped him while he spoke of the MacQuillan calumny.Murders, theft, rape, calumnies, graft - our daily bread.
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