Insult and criticize

calumny
(n)
CAL-ǝm-nee
Meaning

slander; false talk about someone

1st Sample Sentence

Do not believe, sir, this disgusting rumor about me: it is a calumny, nothing more.

Root

calumnia (trickery, subterfuge, misrepresentation, malicious charge) (Latin)

Synonyms

aspersion, calumny, slur

Antonyms

accolade

Mnemonics

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

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