Definition of calumnia
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LEM
calumnia, calumniae
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. trickery, artifice, chicanery, cunning
  2. a pretence, evasion, subterfuge
  3. a misrepresentation, false statement, fallacy, cavil
  4. a false accusation, malicious charge, false prosecution
  5. a perversion of justice, bad faith in an action at law
  6. a conviction for malicious prosecution
Abbreviations
calumnia ae, f trickery, artifice, chicanery, cunning: cum omni calumniā senatūs auctoritas impediretur: triumphare calumniā paucorum, S.: res extracta variis calumniis.

—A pretence, evasion, subterfuge: in istā calumniā delitescere: ne qua calumnia adhibeatur.

—A misrepresentation, false statement, fallacy, cavil: effugere alicuius calumniam.

—A false accusation, malicious charge, false prosecution: de templis spoliatis, L.: causam calumniae reperire: ab alquo per calumniam alqd petere.

—A perversion of justice, bad faith in an action at law: personam calumniae civitati inponere, the character of a malicious prosecutor: calumniae accusationem relinquere.

—A conviction for malicious prosecution: calumniam effugere: calumniam fictis eludere iocis, Ph.: calumniam in eum iurare, to swear that the prosecution is in good faith, L.
 
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