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misprize

misprize

verb mis·prize \ˌmis-ˈprīz\

Definition of MISPRIZE

transitive verb
1
:  to hold in contempt :  despise
2

Origin of MISPRIZE

Anglo-French mespriser, from mes- mis- + priser, preiser to appraise — more at prize
First Known Use: 15th century

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