In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) calumniar(person) difamarthe much maligned director — el vilipendiado director
- you malign her — no estás siendo justo con ella
- Event after event causes Philip to wonder whether Rachel is a scheming murderous or grossly maligned woman.
- The bench has been much maligned all season, and not all of the complaints were unwarranted.
- Now that we have Camilla installed, her champion wrote, should we still be maligning this lady?
- And I thought she was one of the most maligned people in American history.
- The Yankees and Red Sox are often maligned by the other owners for bloated payrolls.
- A victory for the champion team Sydney has been much maligned this year.
- I shall delight in maligning him at every hand's turn.
- And yet, never has realism (to use a very broad term) been so maligned.
- In all the articles maligning students of the past two decades for apathy, the media rarely deign to mention this counterexample.
- He was also taken aback because he felt the PR consultant was maligning someone who was dead.
- While eggs may have an unhealthy image, the evidence suggests they have been unfairly maligned.
- Prescott has been much maligned for its substantial increase in heat output.
- Social services must be the most maligned group of people in today's society.
- There was a time at mid-century when maligning the mother took a more generalized form.
- Tommy went on to pay tribute to the county footballers, saying they are often maligned.
- But he denied the army had been maligning politicians to discredit them.
- Shame on you, Jim Ross, for maligning a man for making the right decision.
- He did not set out to falsely malign anyone or advance some hidden political agenda.
- Men have been so maligned by our society that they are not taken seriously when they protest.
- Second, they'd imply that Chalabi had been unjustly maligned or demonized by opponents with other agendas to pursue.
- The worst aspect of science fiction/science fantasy books is their malign neglect of the laws of economics.
- In that climate of malign neglect, the bureau's ills were allowed to fester.
- Whilst not sent with any malign intent, the letter was an " oppressive document".
- We should not believe that this malign aspect of human nature which sleeps in all of us has gone away or will ever go away.
- And we can't really know how far his malign influence has spread.
- The piece centred on the malign effect he believes environmental sceptics have on discussion of pollution and industrialisation.
- Politicians concern themselves predominantly and directly with the malign influence that broadcasting might exert on its audiences.
- Manifest in the two friends' fortunes is the malign effect of commercialism.
- Even from beyond the legislative grave, Section 28 continues to exercise its malign influence.
- Why were the Lanarkshire whistle-blowers accused of malign intent for demanding early action?
- Professor Snape is a malign influence and should be given a spell away.
- But what of the few, the very few, who are not allowed to watch TV, whose elders have decided that it is a malign influence?
- The American Empire emerges, then, not as a complex phenomenon with some good effects and some malign ones.
- Government policy has a massive and usually malign effect.
- The humanity of the characters is never totally eclipsed by their more malign traits.
- In the poorest parts of the world, such images are said to have a particularly malign influence.
- He accurately intuited that all power is essentially implacable and malign.
- Racism of some kind is just about universal but some forms are much more malign than others.
- The place is populated by endearing eccentrics who eat seal-flipper pie and brood darkly on the sea's malign nature.
- A misguided strategy, but not, I think, a malign one.
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