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  • n. Plural form of calumniator.

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Examples

  • Just the kind of people Alan Dershowitz loves - ignorant calumniators.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Although I was by no means ignorant that new calumniators would not be wanting to censure my new introductions.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cartouche — to public robbers, or public calumniators?

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • All historians admit the same thing; why, therefore, after so many testimonies, allow an ignorant writer to speak like a dictator, and say, while uttering a thousand follies, that it is in defence of religion? as if our sacred and venerable religion had anything to do with an historical point, although made serviceable by miserable calumniators to their stupid impostures.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • This story is worthy of the calumniators who stated that Julian had sacrificed a woman to the moon, and that after his death a large chest was found among his movables filled with human heads.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Howard, was one of the greatest flatterers and calumniators that ever lived.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Manlius Capitolinus was therefore a calumniator and not an accuser; and the Romans showed in this case in point how the calumniators ought to be punished.

    Discourses

  • An establisher of a Republic therefore ought so to organize it that it is possible to accuse every citizen without any fear and without any suspicion: and this being done, and well carried out, he should severely punish the calumniators, who cannot complain if they are punished, they having places open to them to hear the accusations of those who had caluminated them in private.

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  • The poetic view he takes of death, and the lofty scorn he displays towards his calumniators, are as a prophecy on his own destiny when received among immortal names, and the poisonous breath of critics has vanished into emptiness before the fame he inherits.

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • I hope . . . to answer my calumniators with new victories over our national enemies. . .

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

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