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muckraking

see definition of muckraking
  • as inslander
  • as incharacter assassination
  • as indetraction
  • as ininvestigate
  • as inslander
  • as incampaign
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Synonyms for muckraking

noun scandalous remark
  • defamation
  • disparagement
  • libel
  • misrepresentation
  • smear
  • aspersion
  • backbiting
  • calumny
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • dirt
  • hit
  • lie
  • muckraking
  • mud
  • obloquy
  • rap
  • scandal
  • slam
  • slime
  • tale
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • black eye
  • dirty linen
  • mud-slinging

Antonyms for muckraking

  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • praise
  • flattery
  • glorification
  • nicety
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More words related to muckraking

character assassination

noun. attack someone's reputation
  • ad hominem
  • blackening
  • dirty politics
  • dirty pool
  • dirty tricks
  • hatchet job
  • muckraking
  • mudslinging
  • name-calling
  • personal attack
  • slanderous attack
  • smear
  • smear campaign
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.