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synonyms for scandals

  • crime
  • rumor
  • wrongdoing
  • aspersion
  • calumny
  • defamation
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • discredit
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • disparagement
  • disrepute
  • dynamite
  • gossip
  • hearsay
  • ignominy
  • infamy
  • mud
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • reproach
  • scorcher
  • shame
  • sin
  • slander
  • tale
  • talk
  • turpitude
  • backbiting
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • dirty linen
  • eavesdropping
  • idle rumor
  • skeleton in closet

antonyms for scandals

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  • good deed
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • esteem
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • goodness
  • honor
  • morality
  • praise
  • respect
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How to use scandals in a sentence

And they shall go in thither, and shall take away all the scandals, and all the abominations thereof from thence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Other stories also, not personally within her ken; the famous scandals of the time, much discussed throughout American society.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Is there not, beneath it all, one of those scandals that I know are being circulated in Paris against me?
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
But scandals, and the contempt for rigid standards their condonation displayed, weren't more than the sharp edge of the trouble.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The scandals there referred to, however, are quite absent from the modern Nestorian Church.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
There was no longer the same zest in the little scandals and petty spitefulness of a private school.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
I could tell of several scandals in connection with the kirk.
AULD LICHT IDYLLSJ. M. BARRIE
There is an excellent leader on the fourth page exposing the scandals of the Stock Exchange.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, MAY 18TH, 1895VARIOUS
And it is, in my opinion, one of the greatest scandals upon the understanding of others to mock at those who want it.
AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
His grand court became the scene of cabals and rivalries, scandals and follies.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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