[ skeyp-goh-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈskeɪp goʊˌtɪz əm /
the act or practice of assigning blame or failure to another, as to deflect attention or responsibility away from oneself.
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Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Also called scapegoating.
Words nearby scapegoatism
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