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personal attack

  • as insmear campaign
  • as incharacter assassination
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Synonyms for personal attack

noun attempt to defame another
  • character assassination
  • defamation
  • defamation of character
  • dirty politics
  • dirty pool
  • dragging one's name through the mud
  • injury of reputation
  • malicious defamation
  • mudslinging
  • negative campaign
  • negative campaigning
  • personal attack
  • slander
  • whispering campaign

More words related to personal attack

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
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