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bork obstruct (someone, especially a candidate for public office) by systematically defaming or vilifying them. The word comes from the name of Robert Bork (1927– ), an American judge whose nomination to the Supreme Court (1987) was rejected following unfavourable publicity for his allegedly extreme views.

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