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name calling

noun as in insulting

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The document said Wright was condescending and had “resorted to name-calling,” though no examples were offered.

This fight was like something we typically see in reality shows, complete with name calling and screaming.

Which brings us to the sad reality that when defeated on every plane of fact and logic, conservatives resort to name calling.

Over-the-top name-calling is a key element of any major political clash.

I'm a particular target of Taranto's name-calling, and not for the first time.

Since last June the peaceful sounds have alternated curiously with renewals of the old name-calling and intransigeance.

The ensuing battle of vituperation and name-calling brought no honor to either side.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to name-calling, such as: ad hominem, null, dirty politics, dirty pool, dirty tricks, and hatchet job.

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