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name-calling

noun

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the use of personal attacks or insults in order to undermine an opponent
  • the campaign quickly degenerated into name-calling rather than an intelligent discussion of the issues

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The first known use of name-calling was in 1819

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“Name-calling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/name-calling. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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