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scaremonger

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noun scare·mon·ger \-ˌməŋ-gər, -ˌmäŋ-\

Definition of scaremonger

  1. :  one inclined to raise or excite alarms especially needlessly

scaremongering play \-g(ə-)riŋ\ noun


1888

First Known Use of scaremonger

1888


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