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There was only one of the gentlemen of Spain who never had anyunkindness to his discredit.

I regret to say now that what I have learnt about you is greatly to your discredit, terribly so.

It was a true confession; nothing to his own discredit was left out.

For what could be more convincing than the argument of Socrates, which has now fallen into discredit?

Some one has been pretty busy tellin' things to my discredit for some time.

Charlie apologized for having seemed to cast any discredit on the establishment.

You charged me to do my best, and when I shall have done so you will not discredit me.

My conduct since I landed would not discredit a canon of St. Paul's.

She means to discredit my station, and disparage my influence; how shall I reply to her?

Ida, at first, would not believe it; but how could she discredit what was plain and palpable?

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from dis- "opposite of" + credit. Related: Discredited; discrediting; discreditable; discreditably.

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