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mudslinging

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mudslinging

  1. the use of personal attacks or insults in order to undermine an opponent <the ceaseless mudslinging merely convinced voters that neither candidate was worth voting for> Synonyms character assassination, name-callingRelated Words defamation, libel, maligning, slander, smearing, vilification; belittlement, detraction, disparagement; abuse, invective, vituperation; censure, denunciation, revilement; aspersion, innuendo




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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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