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synonyms for undermines

  • blunt
  • cripple
  • erode
  • frustrate
  • hurt
  • impair
  • ruin
  • sabotage
  • sap
  • subvert
  • threaten
  • thwart
  • torpedo
  • undercut
  • wreck
  • attenuate
  • corrode
  • debilitate
  • dig
  • disable
  • enfeeble
  • excavate
  • foil
  • mine
  • sandbag
  • soften
  • tunnel
  • wear
  • clip one's wings
  • dig out
  • eat away
  • hollow out
  • knock the bottom out of
  • poke full of holes
  • whittle away
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antonyms for undermines

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  • aid
  • assist
  • build
  • construct
  • create
  • encourage
  • fix
  • help
  • relieve
  • strengthen
  • support
  • fill
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How to use undermines in a sentence

The Ganges here and there undermines the foundations, and palaces and temples sink into the soft earth or fall entirely down.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Maimonides's criticism of the atomic theory of matter and motion just described is that it undermines the bases of geometry.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
An immense volcano undermines Paris; a conspiracy, or rather an immense association is about to be formed.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
Cicero himself, who is desirous of maintaining the old state of things, undermines it by his language.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
On the one hand, the patriarchal joint family undermines the leadership of the clan-elders.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
But the very fact that it is not felt, undermines the argument that a safeguard against extortion obtains.
RAILROADS: RATES AND REGULATIONSWILLIAM Z. RIPLEY
As sentiment strengthens, it undermines obstacles, and they crumble before it.
THE INTEREST OF AMERICA IN SEA POWER, PRESENT AND FUTUREA. T. MAHAN
It is easy to understand that an insect which undermines land in this way must cause great damage to cultivation.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
He assaults really his own will in this last act, he undermines his own power of recovery, he puts out his own light.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
It is a disease that undermines the moral fiber and manhood of any one it touches.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT
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