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smearing

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of smearing

  1. the making of false statements that damage another's reputation this smearing has got to stop, or the voters will conclude that there's absolutely no one worth voting for Synonyms of smearing aspersing, blackening, calumniation, calumny, character assassination, defamation, defaming, libel, libeling (or libelling), maligning, slander, traducing, vilification, vilifyingWords Related to smearing aspersion, innuendo, muck, mud, smear; backbiting, detraction; abuse, invective, vituperation; attack, censure, criticism, denunciation, hatchet job; contempt, disdain, scorn; belittlement, denigration, disparagement; cattiness, despite, hatefulness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, venom, viciousnessNear Antonyms of smearing acclaim, accolade, applause, commendation, praise; esteem, honor, respect; adulation, flattery; adoration, reverence, veneration, worship



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