maligns in English

speak about (someone) in a spitefully critical manner.
don't you dare malign her in my presence
synonyms: defame slander libel blacken someone's name/character smear vilify speak ill of cast aspersions on run down traduce denigrate disparage slur abuse revile badmouth dis knock talk smack derogate calumniate

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1. Synonyms for Backbites include detracts, knocks, libels, rubbishes, abuses, calumniates, defames, denigrates, disparages and maligns

2. Synonyms for Belittles include ridicules, decries, defames, deprecates, depreciates, derogates, disparages, maligns, minimises and minimizes

3. Synonyms for Asperses include vilifies, disparages, maligns, defames, slanders, slurs, traduces, calumniates, smears and libels

4. The date was referred to later in the document as the year that coups d'etat would engulf Europe and overthrow the elite he maligns.