Thesaurus / slur
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Elections Director Richard Barron has said that in the run-up to Election Day, workers were harassed by phone and on social media, where people repeatedly hurled racial slurs at them.
DEMOCRATS WIN CONTROL OF U.S. SENATE AS OSSOFF DEFEATS PERDUEJOHN WAGNER, BRITTANY SHAMMAS, DEREK HAWKINS, CLEVE WOOTSON, HANNAH KNOWLESJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the run-up to Election Day, Barron said, workers have also been harassed by phone and on social media, where people have repeatedly hurled racial slurs at them.
PAIR OF GEORGIA RUNOFF RACES ARE RAZOR CLOSE WITH U.S. SENATE CONTROL AT STAKEFELICIA SONMEZ, COLBY ITKOWITZ, JOHN WAGNER, PAULINA FIROZI, AMY B WANGJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Allegations included caste-based slurs and jokes, bullying, discriminatory hiring practices, bias in peer reviews, and sexual harassment, said executive director Thenmozhi Soundararajan.
INDIA’S ENGINEERS HAVE THRIVED IN SILICON VALLEY. SO HAS ITS CASTE SYSTEM.NITASHA TIKUOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Condemning the commercial use of an obvious racial slur is the lowest-hanging fruit.
HUNDREDS OF SCHOOLS ARE STILL USING NATIVE AMERICANS AS TEAM MASCOTSHOPE ALLCHINOCTOBER 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The officers also allegedly beat Hayward with batons, kicked him, knelt on his head to pin it against the driveway and used racial slurs, according to the family’s subsequent lawsuit.
THE STARTLING REACH AND DISPARATE IMPACT OF CLEVELAND CLINIC’S PRIVATE POLICE FORCEBY DAVID ARMSTRONGSEPTEMBER 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
Perhaps I shall slur over the word "romantic" in the letter, but not without consulting you.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Joyce winced at what seemed to her a direct slur upon her father's memory, but knew it was just.
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
In one case, where Mark has a slur on physicians, Luke eliminates it.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
The sneer in his voice and his slur on her father brought a bright flush of anger to Tessibel's face.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
WORDS RELATED TO SLUR
- black eye
- character assassination
- cheap shot
- dirty laundry
- low-down dirty
- slap in face
- clamor against
- find fault with
- look down on
- put down
- run down
- scoff at
- sneer at
- take down a peg
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