liable / libel

liable / libel
   Liable means "legally responsible for or subject to": Tom is liable to pay for the damage if he doesn't prove his innocence.
   Libel is a noun that means "a slanderous statement that damages another person's reputation": Bertrand was sued for libel for what he printed about Phil Anders.

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