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demeans

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of demean

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demeans

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of demean

Synonyms & Antonyms of demeans (Entry 2 of 2)

to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way
  • I shall endeavor to demean myself with utmost respect when our pastor comes to visit

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“Demeans.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demeans. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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