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derogate

verb

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to express scornfully one's low opinion of
  • there's no need to derogate him as a human being just because you disagree with him politically

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“Derogate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/derogate. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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