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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCREDITING

What they have on Marduk is a ruling class that has been discrediting itself.

She, to whom they are told, has reasons for discrediting them.

It is discrediting the ideals, which were born of the lives of men who were our greatest and best.

But his companions gave him a rebuke for discrediting his trade.

All that can be said at present is that we have no reason for discrediting Herodotus' statement.

What it has not accomplished is the discrediting of militarism.

A second regrettable result in the minds of some will be the discrediting of the ministry.

It is my wish to serve the Law; I will not begin by discrediting it.

Paul's intention is to exalt his own ministry while discrediting theirs.

A backstairs way of discrediting a master before his servants.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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