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name–calling

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Synonyms and Antonyms of name–calling

  1. 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> Synonyms character assassination, mudslinging Related Words defamation, libel, maligning, slander, smearing, vilification; belittlement, detraction, disparagement; abuse, invective, vituperation; censure, denunciation, revilement; aspersion, innuendo


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