scandal

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scandal involving famous people cause célèbre
scandal facts made public exposé
29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823) Harding , President Harding , Warren Gamaliel Harding , Warren Harding
one who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage) muckraker , mudslinger
exposure of scandal (especially about public figures) muckraking
vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994) Nixon , President Nixon , Richard M. Nixon , Richard Milhous Nixon , Richard Nixon
scandal that is kept secret skeleton , skeleton in the closet , skeleton in the cupboard
government scandal involving a former United States Navy oil reserve in Wyoming that was secretly leased to a private oil company in 1921; became symbolic of the scandals of the Harding administration Teapot Dome , Teapot Dome scandal
political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974 Watergate , Watergate scandal
(Yiddish) a woman gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal yenta
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