pejorate

transitive verb
pe·jo·rate | \ ˈpejəˌrāt , ˈpēj- , usually -āt+V \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of pejorate 

: to make worse : depreciate

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History and Etymology for pejorate

Late Latin pejoratus, past participle of pejorare to become worse, make worse

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