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S K ER1 AH0 L AH0 S  :  /ˈskɜɹələs/, /ˈskʌɹələs/

1. Given to vulgar verbal abuse; foul-mouthed.
2. (of language) Coarse, vulgar, abusive, or slanderous.
[Source: Wiktionary]

He said the leaks “generated unpleasantness in the blog world” and “stained my reputation.” Comments on blogs are often unsigned or written under pseudonyms, and bloggers can and often do say scurrilous things about people, without proof. Link

Well, I don’t think I should have to defend myself. The charges themselves are scurrilous and the people who are making them are not very reputable themselves. I am somebody whose record and what I’ve written is well known. Link

...I consider it at best highly irresponsible (and--dare I say?--most unskeptical) and at worse downright scurrilous to leap to the conclusion that Dr. Teo is intentionally operating on inoperable brain tumors just to make money... Link

But I’ll proffer something from The Sun that isn’t either a busty woman en déshabillé or a scurrilous attack on Richard Dawkins. Link

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