Untrue vs Calumniate - What's the difference?

untrue | calumniate |


As an adjective untrue

is .

As a verb calumniate is

to make hurtful untrue comments about.

untrue

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    calumniate

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    Verb

    (calumniat)
  • To make hurtful untrue comments about.
  • * Strype
  • Hatred unto the truth did always falsely report and calumniate all godly men's doings.
  • * 1905 , Robert Louis Stevenson, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes ,
  • There are adherents of each of the four French parties—Legitimists, Orleanists, Imperialists, and Republicans—in this little mountain-town; and they all hate, loathe, decry, and calumniate each other.
  • To levy a false charge against, especially of a vague offense, with the intent to damage someone's reputation or standing.
  • Synonyms

    * (to make hurtful untrue statements): slander * See also