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red-bait

red–bait

verb, often capitalized R \ˈred-ˌbāt\

Definition of RED-BAIT

transitive verb
:  to subject (as a person or group) to red-baiting
intransitive verb
:  to engage in red-baiting
red–bait·er noun often capitalized R

First Known Use of RED-BAIT

1940

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