from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A severe criticism or malicious verbal attack meant to ruin someone's reputation.
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- noun idiomatic A
journalisticor other treatment which portrays its subject in a very unfavorablemanner; a work of criticismwhich aims to destroy a reputation.
- noun idiomatic An action or a program which
imposesdeep reductions in expenditure.
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- noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
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