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This means in the first instance discrediting everything government does in the present.

And discrediting Rouhani will be easier if they can point to tangible signs of Western bad faith.

The N word is in a class by itself, at least in this country, and so that comparison is self-discrediting.

But Abbas has been systematically removing, discrediting or fending off all potential rivals, and he has no clear successor.

Of all the disorders, the narcissist is the most invested in discrediting anything that he perceives as an insult.

He might be discredited—rich men have a way sometimes of discrediting poor witnesses.

We see here that Crescas is interested in discrediting the logic chopping of the philosophers.

In fact, she went the length of discrediting it altogether, as "Only Goody Wilson, when all was said and done."

You will understand at once that I have no thought of criticizing theology or of discrediting it, if I could.

This movement was not interested in the de facto shaking of received ideas and a discrediting of all thinking.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discrediting, such as: adverse, corrosive, detrimental, hostile, negative, and offensive.

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