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synonyms for mud-slinging

  • 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

antonyms for mud-slinging

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  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • praise
  • flattery
  • glorification
  • nicety
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How to use mud-slinging in a sentence

Aunt Ri, at her best estate, had never possessed a room which had the expression of this poor little mud hut of Ramona's.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
From dawn to breakfast time all hands busy slinging shells—modern war sinews—piles of them—aboard.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
In some parts of Korea the houses were built of stout timbers, the chinks covered with woven cane and plastered with mud.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
The sun was palely shining upon dry, clean pavements and upon roads juicy with black mud.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A cannon-ball crashed through the mud wall and bounded across the enclosure.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Two-thirds of each Battalion were sound asleep in pools of mud and water—like corpses half buried!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It was lying sound asleep on a mud-bank, not dreaming, doubtless, of the daring bipeds who were about to disturb its repose.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
In a niche in the mud wall was a cheap print of the Madonna, one candle just smouldering out before it.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The French troops crossed the Vistula at Warsaw, and encountered "the fifth element, mud."
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO MUD-SLINGING

  • aspersion
  • backbiting
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • black eye
  • calumny
  • defamation
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • dirt
  • dirty linen
  • disparagement
  • hit
  • libel
  • lie
  • misrepresentation
  • muckraking
  • mud
  • mud-slinging
  • obloquy
  • rap
  • scandal
  • slam
  • slime
  • smear
  • tale
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.