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relating to the reputation of someone or something, especially when it is affected negatively
likely to damage your success or people’s opinion of you
causing you to have less respect for yourself or for someone else
likely to damage your good reputation
formal defamatory remarks are not true and make people have a bad opinion of someone
formal containing unkind statements about someone that are not true but that could spoil that person’s reputation
containing written statements about someone that are not true
formal damaging someone’s reputation
containing or using slander
the American spelling of libellous
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a pink powder or cream that women put on their cheeks
moving with rhythm, together as one
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