Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scaremonger.

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Examples

  • I doubt anyone who had to calm an elderly friend or relative while people like this scaremongered for the GOP is going to pull the lever next to his name this time.

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  • It is going to be entertaining, to say the least, to watch John McCain and Barack Obama, both of whom endorsed the crooked, stacked rip-off bailout bill being scaremongered into law by the Bush Administration.

    Weasel Watch

  • Having written an appalling article with a dreadful headline, gone to the usual suspects JABS and Richard Halvorsen for comment, scaremongered about a vaccine, and generally given a shockingly one-sided and inaccurate view of the HPV vaccine, the Sunday Express have taken the unusual step of making the comment facility unavailable for this article.

    Stuff And Nonsense

  • Mr Parker alleges that the Government scaremongered by allowing publication of the high proposed increases to worry people and make the actual increases more palatable while also preparing the public for user pays and further claw backs.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • The Government is denying it has scaremongered over increases to Accident Compensation Corporation levies, saying due process has been followed.

    Radio New Zealand News Headlines

  • The Presidency is larger than the Obamessiah, and the reality is dawning that some Bush policies liberals scaremongered about were rooted in pragmatism and reality.

    Sparks from the Anvil

  • At the Labour party conference, the business secretary, John Hutton, scaremongered that Britain's lights would go out if they were not built.

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  • Rep. Sherman scaremongered on martial law after the Dow drops a couple of thousand points to get him to vote yes.

    Crooks and Liars

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