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Explanation: Dirt would be fairly neutral, and given the right context you can say goods too, as in "deliver goods on someone". Alternatively, see if you can work in the word negative or smear, such as in negative advertisement or smear campaign.
The Misha Local time: 14:43 Native speaker of: Russian
21 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +3
Explanation: The phrase "compromising material" is very acceptable. "Embarrassing information" is an alternative, also common. Another term, but very slang, is "digging up dirt" on someone.
Graham Poole United States Local time: 14:43 Native speaker of: English
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