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  1. character assassination, assassination, blackwash(noun)

    an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

    black lotion, assassination, blackwash


  1. character assassination(noun)

    hit job, smear campaign, swiftboating

  2. character assassination(noun)

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

    swiftboating, hit job, smear campaign

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  1. 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.

  2. Mia Love:

    Sadly, their character assassination tactics have so stained our state, that now citizens should expect that this is how elections will be won, victory is theirs. I believe that we've elected a wolf in sheep's clothing. But the question remains : at what cost to the people of Utah ? There is a cost, and we will pay it.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Brent Bozell:

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

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