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scaremonger

noun [C]     /ˈskeəˌmʌŋ.ɡər/ US  /ˈskerˌmʌŋ.ɡɚ/ disapproving
a person who spreads stories that cause public fearPeople who reveal secrets and tell tales scaremongering     /-ɪŋ/ noun [U]
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