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-monger

suffix uk   /-mʌŋ.ɡər/  us   /-ɡɚ/ mainly disapproving
a person who encourages a particular activity, especially one that causes trouble: They're nothing but a bunch of war-mongers.
-mongering
suffix uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
They accused him of rumour-mongering/scandal-mongering.
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