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epithet
Used in
Gone with the Wind
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  • Old men growled in their beards, and Mrs. Merriwether who feared nothing rose slightly in her carriage and said clearly: "Speculator!" in a tone that made the word the foulest and most venomous of epithets.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: racial epithet
as in: earned the epithet, "The Great"
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