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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of muckrake.


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  • I have no use whatever for the critic whose heart is set on her destruction or who muckrakes it for a revenue.

    What the Church Means to Me A Frank Confession and a Friendly Estimate by an Insider

  • "To lock horns with the muckrakes and to defend New York against all who defame and censure it the Association for New York was incorporated yesterday."

    Appearances Being Notes of Travel

  • Apart from the inclusion of the apocryphal Shepherd of Hermas and Epistle of Barnabas (don't get me started on what the article muckrakes with the inflammatory comment about the Jews - yes I KNOW there are issues here about antisemitism but a quick dab in an article is surely not the way to deal with them), about which more in a mo, the main textual observations are these: News

  • "The men with the muckrakes are often indispensable to the well-being of society; but only if they know when to stop ruck -- raking the muck and to look upward to the celestial crown above them to crown -- to the crown of worthy endeavor.

    America In So Many Words


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