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Banning them from school sports would not make any child’s life better or safer, but it would bring discredit and economic hardship to the state, which likely would lose NCAA and professional championships.
LOUISIANA GOVERNOR JOHN BEL EDWARDS VETOES TRANS YOUTH SPORTS BILLBRODY LEVESQUEJUNE 22, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It is by no means our purpose to seek to throw discredit on any of the great religions of the world.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Open opposition was impossible, but on the following Sunday an attempt was made to discredit the new ritual by a trick.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
It is observations of this kind, particularly, that have served to discredit craniology as an independent science.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
They compel their votaries always to run down those who discredit their pretensions.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
Buonarrotti, suspicious of the whole design, did his best to discredit Mazzini among his own men.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
But Sebastian had loved his second wife too well to seek to know the truth, if that truth would be to her discredit.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
She believed what he had never told; and much that he related she chose to discredit—because she loved him.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Loath though I am to discredit so charming a story, duty compels me to state that it is wholly fictitious.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
The government could no longer ignore, though it still strove to discredit, the danger of foreign intervention.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCREDIT

  • atheism
  • discredit
  • distrust
  • dubiety
  • incredulity
  • mistrust
  • nihilism
  • rejection
  • repudiation
  • unbelief
  • unbelievingness
  • unfaith
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