GRE Word List


a misrepresentation intended to harm another's reputation

The meaning of the word calumny is a misrepresentation intended to harm another's reputation.

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merita praiseworthy quality : virtue
stippleto engrave by means of dots and flicks
seduceto persuade to disobedience or disloyalty
bigotryobstinate or intolerant devotion to one's own opinions and prejudices : the state of mind of a bigot
underscoreto draw a line under : underline
ramshackleappearing ready to collapse : rickety
satesatisfy to the full; satisfy to excess; cloy
ornatemarked by elaborate rhetoric (see rhetoric
garnerto gather into storage
squalorthe quality or state of being squalid