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undermines

verb
present tense third-person singular of undermine

Synonyms & Antonyms of undermines

to make (someone or something) weaker or less effective usually in a secret or gradual way
  • She tried to undermine my authority by complaining about me to my boss.
  • The events of the past year have undermined people's confidence in the government.

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“Undermines.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/undermines. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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