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CALUMNIATORS, civil law. Persons who accuse others, whom they know to be innocent, of having committed crimes. Code 9, 46, 9.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Shakespeare uses some other unusual Latinate words that occur in Rheims: "agnize" once (see Philemon 1.6), "cogitation" twice, "emulation" eleven times, "condign" twice (see Rom 8.18 "the passions of this time are not condign to the glory to come"), "adulterate" six times, "calumniate" twice, "unction" twice, "eunuch" fifteen times, and "prescience" four times (see Acts 2.23; 1 Peter 1.2).
The petition argues that AygE-n's tweets about the Gezi protests indirectly target Erdoy-an in an explicit attempt to humiliate, calumniate and insult the prime minister, not merely to criticize him.
"They publicly avow the object of their meeting to be nothing short of a conspiracy against the friends of the present administration, or in other words, to convene a pestiferous caucus, to calumniate and asperse the fairest government in the world!
People who were rational and who genuinely wanted to speak for the good of the citizens and only for a general interest were allowed to be heard and those who calumniate or speak from anger or from private interest to manipulate or mislead were frowned upon.
Although I do not wish to calumniate the current cadre of seminarians, today's models of priesthood and of training for priesthood do not seem up to the task.
However, he wished, modestly that his short-comings be forgiven:351:It is hoped that "the people of knowledge"Will not blame me for my faults,(and) will not calumniate me, like jealous people, (but) will correct my shortcomings (47).Khani wrote the epic of M & Z in the hope of stimulating his people to rise up against subjugation and oppression and for the sake of a free and human life.
'Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you and pray for those who persecute and calumniate you, so that you may be children of your father in heaven.'"
During his yearly manic attacks (which began in early adulthood, announced by warning signals such as an itch in the neck and a tendency to calumniate his friends), Lowell gave proof of remarkable physical powers.
In his hands, the printed word became an instrument of invective and vituperation, a political tool, a weapon to incite the masses, to calumniate enemies, to weed out and expose counterrevolutionaries, to destroy or defeat anyone or anything that could be viewed as a threat to the perceived progress of the revolution.