mongering

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

mongering

  1. present participle of monger

Etymology 2[edit]

monger +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

mongering ‎(plural mongerings)

  1. trading or peddling (typically, of a specified commodity)
    fishmongering
  2. (figuratively) the spreading or promotion of a specified thing
    fearmongering, warmongering
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