Obloquy

Ob"lo*quy

(b"l*kw), n. [L. obloquium, fr. obloqui. See Oblocutor.] 1. Censorious speech; defamatory language; language that casts contempt on men or their actions; blame; reprehension.
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Shall names that made your city the glory of the earth be mentioned with obloquy and detraction?
Addison.
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2. Cause of reproach; disgrace. [Obs.] Shak.
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Syn. -- Reproach; odium; censure; contumely; gainsaying; reviling; calumny; slander; detraction.
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