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canard

noun

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  1. a rumor or report of a personal or sensational nature <it's a popular canard that the actress died under scandalous circumstances> Synonyms tale, story, whisperRelated Words dirt, gossip, scuttlebutt, talebearing, talk, tattle; dirty laundry, dirty linen; defamation, libel, slander; hearsay; fable, fabrication, fairy tale, falsehood, falsity, fib, lie, mendacity, prevarication, untruth, whopper




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