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scandal

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scandal

  1. a cause of shame <a scandal that for many years haunted the family of the banker convicted of embezzlement> Synonyms dishonor, opprobrium, reflection, reproach, disgraceRelated Words blot, brand, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taintNear Antonyms boast, glory, jewel, pride, treasureAntonyms credit, honor





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