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An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
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  1. An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
  2. An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors. An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors.
  3. A judgment or resolution condemning a person for misconduct; specif., an official expression of disapproval passed by a legislature
  1. Disgrace or shame.
  2. Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
  3. (Obs.) An object of blame, censure, scorn, etc.
Lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor
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  1. Lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor
  2. Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit.
To damage the reputation, character, or good name of (someone) by slander or libel.
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  1. To damage the reputation, character, or good name of (someone) by slander or libel.
  2. To attack or injure the reputation or honor of by false and malicious statements; malign, slander, or libel
  3. (Archaic) To bring infamy on; disgrace
To refuse or fail to pay (a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.)
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  1. To refuse or fail to pay (a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.)
  2. To bring shame or discredit upon; disgrace
  3. To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag. To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag.
To weaken, injure, or impair, often by degrees or imperceptibly; sap:
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  1. To weaken, injure, or impair, often by degrees or imperceptibly; sap:
  2. (Figuratively) To weaken or work against; to hinder, sabotage. [from 15th c.]
  3. To injure, weaken, or impair, esp. by subtle, stealthy, or insidious means
To dispute; challenge
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  1. To dispute; challenge
  2. To pose a question or questions regarding (something); analyze or examine:
  3. To ask a question or questions
Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
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  1. Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
  2. To refuse to believe; reject as untrue
  3. To refuse to believe or accept; reject:
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  1. To put no trust in; to have no confidence in.
  2. To have no confidence in; doubt or suspect:
To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
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  1. To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
  2. To bring shame or dishonor on:
  3. To deprive of favor or good repute; treat with disfavor:
US spelling of dishonour.
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  1. US spelling of dishonour.
  2. To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag. To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag.
  3. To bring shame or discredit upon; disgrace
To disgrace by surpassing:
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  1. To disgrace by surpassing:
  2. I do shame / To think of what a noble strain you are. "” Shakespeare.
  3. To dishonor or disgrace
To discredit, or expose to ridicule the falsehood or the exaggerated claims of something
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  1. To discredit, or expose to ridicule the falsehood or the exaggerated claims of something
  2. To expose the false or exaggerated claims, pretensions, glamour, etc. of
  3. To expose or ridicule the falseness, sham, or exaggerated claims of:
(Economics) To reduce the amount or availability of (currency or credit), effecting a decline in prices.
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  1. (Economics) To reduce the amount or availability of (currency or credit), effecting a decline in prices.
  2. (Economics) To reduce the amount of available currency or credit and thus lower prices.
  3. To cause an object to decrease or become smaller in some parameter, e.g. to shrink
To burst violently as a result of internal pressure.
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  1. To burst violently as a result of internal pressure.
  2. To cause rapid nuclear fusion or fission in, with accompanying destructive force
  3. To cause to change suddenly and violently from a solid or liquid to a quickly expanding gas
To be pierced or punctured:
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  1. To be pierced or punctured:
  2. To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
  3. To pierce with a pointed object.
To give a false idea of; disguise or misrepresent
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  1. To give a false idea of; disguise or misrepresent
  2. To give a false representation to; misrepresent:
  3. To show to be untrue; prove false
(Obs.) To make useless
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  1. (Obs.) To make useless
  2. To prove (a person, statement, etc.) to be in error or false; overcome by argument or proof
  3. To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
To prove to be false or in error; refute; confute
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  1. To prove to be false or in error; refute; confute
To contradict, refute, or oppose, esp. in a formal manner by argument, proof, etc., as in a debate
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  1. To contradict, refute, or oppose, esp. in a formal manner by argument, proof, etc., as in a debate
  2. To refute, especially by offering opposing evidence or arguments, as in a legal case:
  3. To repel or reject:
To deny the truth or validity of
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  1. To deny the truth or validity of
  2. To prove (an argument or statement) to be false or wrong, by argument or evidence
  3. To prove to be false or erroneous; overthrow by argument or proof:
Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
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  1. Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
  2. To refuse to believe; reject as untrue
  3. To refuse to believe or accept; reject:
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  1. Lack of reverence or esteem. Poor reputation.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see bad,"Ž name.
The condition of being strongly and generally disapproved.
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  1. The condition of being strongly and generally disapproved.
  2. The state of being in disfavor, as because of bad conduct
  3. A person or thing that brings shame, dishonor, or reproach (to one, etc.)
Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
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  1. Failure to pay or refusal to accept a note, a bill, or another commercial obligation.
  2. A person, thing, or action that brings dishonor; discredit
  3. The condition of having lost honor or good repute.
Lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor
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  1. Lack or loss of repute; bad reputation; disgrace; disfavor
  2. Loss or want of reputation; ill character; disesteem; discredit.
The act of humiliating; degradation.
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  1. The act of humiliating; degradation.
  2. The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame.
  3. A humiliating condition or circumstance.
An instance or source of this:
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  1. An instance or source of this:
  2. Disgraceful, shameful, or contemptible quality, behavior, or act
  3. Great personal dishonor or humiliation:
Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
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  1. Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
  2. The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
  3. Ill repute, disgrace, or infamy resulting from this
Hatred or distaste for, accompanied by contempt or disgust.
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  1. Hatred or distaste for, accompanied by contempt or disgust.
  2. A condition of disgrace, usually as the result of some form of vile conduct.
  3. The disgrace brought on by hateful action; opprobrium
Reproachful contempt for something regarded as inferior
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  1. Reproachful contempt for something regarded as inferior
  2. The disgrace or infamy attached to conduct viewed as grossly shameful
  3. Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
A tendency to have feelings of this kind, or a capacity for such feeling
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  1. A tendency to have feelings of this kind, or a capacity for such feeling
  2. A painful emotion caused by the awareness of having done something wrong or foolish:
  3. Respect for propriety or morality:
Unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.
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  1. Unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.
  2. Astonishment
  3. Refusal to believe; absence of belief
The state or quality of being incredulous; disbelief.
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  1. The state or quality of being incredulous; disbelief.
  2. Unwillingness or inability to believe; doubt; skepticism
(Rare) Incredulity; the state of being skeptical or in disbelief.
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Lack of belief or faith, especially in religious matters.
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  1. Lack of belief or faith, especially in religious matters.
  2. A withholding or lack of belief, esp. in religion or in certain religious doctrines
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