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Backbiting

Antonyms of BACKBITING

Examples of usage:

  1. She was ready to feed them at all times; she was not candid or malicious when backbiting them; she never threw the burden of her pleasures on her friends' shoulders- as ladies at Littlebath will sometimes do. "The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
  2. I find myself giving but a faint impression of the spirit in which Gholson spoke; it went away beyond a mere backbiting mood and became a temper so vindictive and so venomously purposeful that I was startled; his condition seemed so fearfully like that of the old paralytic when he whined " That's not our way." "The Cavalier" by George Washington Cable
  3. Refrain from backbiting and slander. "The Moral Instruction of Children" by Felix Adler
  4. Perhaps so in the mouth of a backbiting woman who needs facts about her friend in order to twist them into a crime, or in the mouth of one of those social hangmen who hold a halter in readiness for everybody's past. "The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
  5. Is it possible, then, for backbiting to glide into religious communities? "Fraternal Charity" by Rev. Father Valuy
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