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About a month ago, we laid out five ways that Republicans are making it harder to vote and more generally undermining the electoral process in 2020.

If we don’t, we run the risk of undermining public health in the US — and even more specifically undermining the entire vaccination program.

From Vox

Suggesting that one party is better than the other to our allies runs the risk of undermining our national position and credibility when the other party takes power.

Cowan said they believe the initial changes aimed to undermine mail delivery and now workers fear more changes will be made to slow the Postal Service — and nobody will find out until it is too late.

“You can’t just chase dollars, otherwise we’d be undermining the authority” that GQ has when it comes to quality product recommendations, said Welch.

From Digiday

The most dangerous attacks are those that undermine your perceived strength.

The ACLU and its allies are trying to undermine the holiday with lawsuits and annoying billboards.

One lefty tweeter even complained that an invasion of icky American tourists would undermine “family values” in Cuba.

We “undermine” our nature every time we use glasses or medicine, after all.

His detractors tried to undermine his standing with Reagan, but he had support from an unlikely source—hard-line conservatives.

The influence of the Jews had helped also to undermine heathenism and thus to prepare the ground for Christianity.

While an attempt is made to undermine his claim to wisdom, it will incidentally appear that wisdom was ascribed to him.

You remember it, Dean, I thought him a villain when I learned how he was trying to undermine you.

With cynical cruelty, he set himself to insult, to undermine, to mutilate it.

Mr J. (still seeking, as I could see, to undermine me in his friend's favour).

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On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to undermine, such as: erode, frustrate, hurt, impair, ruin, and sabotage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.