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Synonyms for scandal
ˈskæn dlscan·dal

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  1. scandal

    offence, reproach, disgrace, defamation, libel, shame, infamy, detraction, slander, calumny, opprobrium

    eulogy, fame, honor, respect, credit

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  1. scandal, dirt, malicious gossipnoun

    disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people

    grunge, grease, dirt, shite, crap, poop, malicious gossip, outrage, soil, shit, turd, stain, filth, grime

  2. scandal, outragenoun

    a disgraceful event

    malicious gossip, scandalisation, indignation, outrage, scandalization, dirt

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  1. scandalnoun

    defamation, aspersion, calumny, backbiting, slander, detraction, traducement, reproach, obloquy

  2. scandalnoun

    disgrace, dishonor, shame, infamy, discredit, disrepute, ignominy, odium, opprobrium, ingloriousness

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  1. scandalnoun

    reproach, opprobrium, disgrace, odium, shame, slander

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  1. List of paraphrases for "scandal":

    scandalous, disgrace, outrage, fuss, bombshell, shame

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  1. Darby Stanchfield:

    During the pilot we were all trying to figure out what ‘Scandal’ is and our characters, and there’s this thing called ‘Scandal pace,’ in which we speak really fast, we weren’t in the same worlds in the pilot but we were just kind of checking in with each other about, ‘How are you doing?’ ‘What’s your process?’ and ‘Is it feeling a little fast?’.

  2. Gerald Gurney:

    I can safely say that the scope of the 20-year UNC fraud scandal easily takes the prize for the largest and most nefarious scandal in the history of NCAA enforcement. The depth and breadth of the scheme -- involving counselors, coaches, academic administrators, faculty, athletic administrators, etc. -- eclipses any previous case.

  3. Ryan McCormick:

    Any kind of statement or action taken by networks when a scandal arises may unnecessarily fan the flames of public interest in the scandal, silence may be an effective strategy at times however, silence can also be detrimental ….

  4. Stendhal:

    Since I am a man, my heart is three or four times less sensitive, because I have three or four times as much power of reason and experience of the world -- a thing which you women call hard-heartedness. As a man, I can take refuge in having mistresses. The more of them I have, and the greater the scandal, the more I acquire reputation and brilliance in society.

  5. Marquis de Sade:

    Behold, my love, behold all that I simultaneously do: scandal, seduction, bad example, incest, adultery, sodomy! Oh, Satan! one and unique God of my soul, inspire thou in me something yet more, present further perversions to my smoking heart, and then shalt thou see how I shall plunge myself into them all!

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