slander; false talk about someone
Do not believe, sir, this disgusting rumor about me: it is a calumny, nothing more.
calumnia (trickery, subterfuge, misrepresentation, malicious charge) (Latin)
aspersion, calumny, slur
calumny, sounds like kalmuhi, which is a harsh remark given by a saas to her bahu. So its a kind of slander. Calumny sounds like columns, imagine if someone write bad thind aboute you ll be defamed. rhymes with ALUMNI--imagine urself slandering n defaming some of ur cllg ALUMNI