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Negative ConnotationPlay
Used to express strong disapproval of someone pretending to have medical expertise. SlideMany quacks are exposed on medical TV shows.
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Context SensitivePlay
Use in informal contexts when discussing fraudulent or deceptive medical practices. SlideHe lost his money to a quack.
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Avoid OffensePlay
Avoid calling a professional a 'quack' without proof, as it's a serious accusation. SlideHer methods seemed odd, but she wasn't a quack.