Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 02/16/17 Muckrake

Muckrake (verb)
muckrake [muhk-reyk]


verb (used without object), muckraked, muckraking.
1. to search for and expose real or alleged corruption, scandal, or the like, especially in politics.

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Origin: 1675-85; obsolete muck rake a rake for use on muck or dung. See muck, rake

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