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cause celebre

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Synonyms for cause celebre

noun celebrated case
  • hot potato
  • talk of the town
  • uproar
  • affair
  • controversial case
  • controversial issue
  • controversy
  • debate
  • fuss
  • grist for the gossip mill
  • matter of the moment
  • political football
  • rumor
  • scandal
  • topic of the day
  • war of words
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