GRE Word List

CALUMNY

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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WordMeaning
covetousmarked by inordinate desire for wealth or possessions or for another's possessions
suavitysmoothly though often superficially gracious and sophisticated
denounceto pronounce especially publicly to be blameworthy or evil
outspokendirect and open in speech or expression : frank
anarchyabsence of government
punditpandit
shacklesomething (such as a manacle or fetter) that confines the legs or arms
complacencyself-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies
equityjustice according to natural law or right
malevolenthaving, showing, or arising from intense often vicious ill will, spite, or hatred