scandal


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disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people

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He remembered the shameful proceedings he had tried to get up against his brother Sergey Ivanovitch, accusing him of not having paid him his share of his mother's fortune, and the last scandal, when he had gone to a western province in an official capacity, and there had got into trouble for assaulting a village elder.
I am certain that the scandal which has assailed Mr.
My reputation stands too high to be destroyed by a miserable passing scandal like this.
You don't really know anything about her, and you're always talking scandal against her.
I love scandals about other people, but scandals about myself don't interest me.
In short, to any one in her position, a scandal would be most detrimental.
The tongue o' scandal, I trow, has naething to say against that.
I'll no' waste precious time," he said, after a moment's consideration with himself, "in brushing awa' the fawse breath o' scandal, when it passes my way.
But he soon saw what it meant, and at once began to find positive amusement in the scandal.
Captain, and I always, always dislike any scandal myself.
Hawley, who were not slow to see a significant relation between this sudden command of money and Bulstrode's desire to stifle the scandal of Raffles.
Even if the money had been given merely to make him hold his tongue about the scandal of Bulstrode's earlier life, the fact threw an odious light on Lydgate, who had long been sneered at as making himself subservient to the banker for the sake of working himself into predominance, and discrediting the elder members of his profession.
Before they had been quite four months in our neighbourhood there was a dreadful scandal and a miserable break-up in their household.
If we give her in charge to the police, we shall become the subject of a public scandal.
The scandals of the past few years have at last moved the yachting world to concerted action in regard to "bat" boat racing.