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blackening

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  • as incharacter assassination
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Synonyms for blackening

noun widow of a king
  • dowager queen
  • merry widow
  • war widow

More words related to blackening

asperse

verb. libel
  • blacken
  • cast aspersions on
  • defame
  • detract
  • disparage
  • malign
  • slander
  • slur
  • smear
  • tear down
  • vilify

besmear

verb. defile

besmirch

verb. taint

besmirched

verb. taint

bruise

verb. break blood vessel; discolor

bruised

verb. break blood vessel; discolor
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