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Modern writers are usually disposed to underrate their importance, or even to explain them away.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
You see I do not underrate the importance of your leaders having declared in favour of free trade.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
We do not underrate the external value of books, when we say it is the invisible which forms their chief charm.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Her action has, in truth, its springs in a most commendable sentiment that I should be the last to underrate.
PENELOPE'S ENGLISH EXPERIENCESKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
Perhaps you a little underrate the (original) effect of his "Life of Goethe in Germany."
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
We may never underrate a power which has such "big money" behind it.
THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
This is not to say that soldiers underrate the hardness of the Navys task.
THE WESTERN FRONTMUIRHEAD BONE
Underrate them as you will, God has appointed them to sustain his children in the desert.
BIBLE EMBLEMSEDWARD E. SEELYE
Each is inclined to underrate the value of the other's service.
GREAT RALEGHHUGH DE SELINCOURT
“You underrate their powers of endurance,” the official replied.
FANTASTIC FABLESAMBROSE BIERCE
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERRATE

  • cheapen
  • debase
  • decrease
  • decry
  • devalorize
  • devaluate
  • knock off
  • lower
  • mark down
  • nose-dive
  • revalue
  • take down
  • underrate
  • undervalue
  • write down
  • write off
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