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Noun
An action or event that causes general public outrage
“Frank turns in his badge to protest his being dragged into a political scandal involving the police commissioner.”
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Rumour or malicious gossip about scandalous events or actions
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“And now, through no fault of her own, she's an object of pity and scandal in our society.”
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The shame, outrage or anger caused by a scandalous action or event
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“It was worth the kick in the shin he got from Tori to see the mixed expression of outrage and scandal on Teague's face.”
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An immoral or scandalous act considered to be a transgression
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“Your son has committed a scandal which is known to all the town.”
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The state or quality of being immoral or wicked
“We did not think for one moment to target them even if they were people of scandal and debauchery.”
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Information of interest, usually for a given topic or subject
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A widespread reaction of outrage or outrage
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Petty, idle gossip
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Exaggeration
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Disagreement
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The quality of being scurrilous
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The state or quality of being infamous
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Celebrated case
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An action or remark that causes outrage or offense
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Sharp practice
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A lie
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