Thesaurus / muckrake
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Of Walt Whitman it is: "The dirty, clumsy paws of a harper whose plectrum is a muckrake."
SHELBURNE ESSAYS, THIRD SERIESPAUL ELMER MORE
The journalist might well exchange the muckrake for the pick and dig it out.
HOW TO WRITE SPECIAL FEATURE ARTICLESWILLARD GROSVENOR BLEYER
WORDS RELATED TO MUCKRAKE
- blacken name
- cast a slur on
- give a bad name
- run smear campaign
- sling mud
- tear down
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