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He does not underrate the talents of milord Wellington as a commander.

He would not have them underrate the importance of the Baptist's service.

Let us not underrate the value of a fact; it will one day flower in a truth.

Slaveholders ever underrate the intelligence with which they have to grapple.

Far be it from me to underrate the sufferings of the Irish people.

There was a disposition to underrate dangers that were not on the surface.

Not that I wish to underrate the importance of clever and solid reviews.

Raleigh, who did nothing by halves, was not accustomed to underrate his own misfortunes.

In work of this kind a teacher should not underrate the value of reviews.

You underrate Gurth, my brother, when you speak of him but as the vice earl of Harold.

WORD ORIGIN

also under-rate, 1640s, "to esteem at too little worth," from under + rate (v.). Related: Underrated; underrating.

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