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Synonyms for character assassinationchar·ac·ter assas·si·na·tion

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  1. character assassinationnoun

    hit job, smear campaign, swiftboating

  2. character assassinationnoun

    a malicious verbal assault designed to damage the reputation of a public figure

    swiftboating, hit job, smear campaign

Princeton's WordNet

  1. character assassination, assassination, blackwashnoun

    an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

    black lotion, assassination, blackwash

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  1. Reporter Michelle Fields:

    Yesterday they released a statement calling me a liar. They have basically done a character assassination on me, they're linking to blogs with conspiracies about me, and they're not telling the truth.

  2. Raj Shah:

    Sen. Jon Tester engaged in character assassination against a decorated rear admiral in the United States Navy, and he didn’t have a shred of evidence to back it up.

  3. Andrew Miltenberg:

    We remain confident in our position that Columbia violated Mr. Nungesser's rights, no individual should be victimized by a campaign of character assassination that is not only tolerated but promoted by the very institution that found him to be innocent.

  4. Brent Bozell:

    The character assassination underway against Christians is something that five years ago was unimaginable.

  5. Richard Burr:

    We feel part of our responsibility is to educate the rest of the world about what's going on because it's now into character assassination of candidates.

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