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alarmist

adjective     /əˈlɑː.mɪst/ US  /-ˈlɑːr-/ disapproving
intentionally showing only the bad and dangerous things in a situation, and so worrying people: The government has dismissed newspaper reports of 200 dead as being alarmist.Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
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