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 Meanings and Examples of SCANDAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
scandal
 n.  publicized incident that brings about disgrace; damage to reputation by disclosure of improper behavior
Classic Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
1  We told the man we could and would make such a scandal out of this, as should make his name stink from one end of London to the other.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
2  That was the funeral oration of one friend and client; and he could not help a certain apprehension lest the good name of another should be sucked down in the eddy of the scandal.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER INCIDENT OF THE LETTER
3  Then I took on with another girl, a teacher, who had made a scandal by carrying on with a married man and driving him nearly out of his mind.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
4  The scandal of the keeper continues and gets bigger like a snowball.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
5  She is preoccupied with the Mellors scandal, and if I will let her begin, she takes me down to the depths.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
6  The scandal of the truant wife, instead of dying down, has reverberated to greater and greater dimensions.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
7  Then I hinted at the scandal and its unpleasant course.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
8  --When I pressed him about his manner of life at the cottage, he said: Surely you might ma'e a scandal out o me an my bitch Flossie.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
9  I said I never listened to scandal, and was surprised to hear this bit from Sir Clifford himself.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
10  What Sir Malcolm could not bear was the scandal of his daughter's having an intrigue with a game-keeper.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
11  He did not mind the intrigue: he minded the scandal.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
12  And she also simply could not stand the thought of a public scandal about her sister and a game-keeper.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
13  The scandal would come out just the same.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
14  Then there is a scandal of some sort, and that's what's the matter with Thomasin.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
15  Tis a scandal to the nation to do neither one nor t'other.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
Example Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
16  He refused to soft-pedal an investigation into the scandal.
17  The president will have to resign for being involved in a political scandal.
18  The government is involved in a damage limitation exercise to minimize the effects of the scandal.
19  The scandal has damaged his credibility as a leader.
20  This latest episode in the fraud scandal has shocked a lot of people.
21  The scandal was widely reported in the national media.
22  The ultimate sin was not infidelity, but public mention which led to scandal.
23  The political scandal shook the nation to its very foundations.
24  Their affair caused/created a scandal in the office.
25  The officer brazened out the scandal.
26  It's a scandal for a city official to take tax money for his own use.
27  The scandal sent tremors through the political establishment.
28  The scandal could damage her reputation but the press reported it anyhow.
29  His resignation must have some connection with the recent scandal.
30  This scandal will reflect badly on the Party as a whole.