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  • verbcalumniate
  • verbdisgrace

synonyms for scandalize

  • defame
  • offend
  • slander
  • asperse
  • backbite
  • belie
  • belittle
  • blackball
  • blackguard
  • condemn
  • decry
  • denigrate
  • deprecate
  • detract
  • disgrace
  • disgust
  • dishonor
  • disparage
  • embarrass
  • lampoon
  • libel
  • malign
  • outrage
  • revile
  • shock
  • traduce
  • vilify
  • bad-mouth
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antonyms for scandalize

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  • compliment
  • praise
  • applaud
  • approve
  • build up
  • commend
  • esteem
  • exalt
  • honor
  • laud
  • please
  • respect
  • flatter
  • impress
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How to use scandalize in a sentence

Their love story is the focus of “Bridgerton’s” first season, as narrated by Lady Whistledown, the anonymous author whose gossip columns scandalize 19th-century British high society.
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One narrative was that Brooks was scandalizing the idea of “real” country music because he incorporated rock music into tracks like “Papa Loved Mama” and covered Aerosmith.
EVERYONE WANTS GARTH BROOKS ON THEIR SIDE. HE JUST WANTS EVERYONE TO GET ALONG.EMILY YAHRMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And if thy right eye scandalize thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
They had learned to play there like two well-brought-up children, in pantomime, so as not to scandalize pious countryfolk.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
To propose to bury a dog in the historic churchyard would scandalize the city.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
Yet I cannot believe, but the meanness of my habit must needs scandalize you.
DRYDEN'S WORKS VOL. 3 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
If she stayed another moment she knew she should inevitably say something that would scandalize Madeleine.
DIANA TEMPEST, VOLUME II (OF 3)MARY CHOLMONDELEY
Didn't she scandalize the nobility by dressing up as a hussar and riding her famous black Mecklenburg cross-country?
THE PRINCESS ELOPESHAROLD MACGRATH
Cousin George is no hero, an' 'tisn't on record that anny wan iver thried to scandalize his good name be kissin' him.
MR. DOOLEY: IN THE HEARTS OF HIS COUNTRYMENFINLEY PETER DUNNE
Rather than scandalize weaker brethren, Paul was willing to eat herbs the rest of his life.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 8VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SCANDALIZE

  • abuse
  • backstab
  • badmouth
  • calumniate
  • denigrate
  • gossip
  • lie
  • malign
  • scandalize
  • slander
  • spite
  • traduce
  • vilify
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