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gadfly

noun

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one who is obnoxiously annoying
  • the journalist was known as a gadfly for exposing hypocrisy in politics

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The first known use of gadfly was in 1569

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“Gadfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gadfly. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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