belittle


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cause to seem less serious

lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of

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Roach has used that shaky struggle by Thurman against Josesito Lopez to belittle and zero in on Thurman's inferiority.
moan saying lazy, and belittle her time Atay's sister Love "I told Karine the same.
"So, the first thing for me is I will do everything in my power not to belittle or diminish or lecture MPs from the chair, but, insofar as it is possible, to respect every single person.
The secret to happiness is still the same: do not belittle others," Tagle said.
After a Chinese actor referred to Taiwan as part of China's territory during the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei last evening, President Tsai Ing-wen repudiated the statement intended to belittle Taiwan via social media on Sunday.
Wade, beggin' your pardon, but I did not belittle the .270 Winchester.
I DO not wish to belittle Team GB's excellent Olympic performance, but all the media speculation and assumption re "gongs" etc is unacceptable, especially after all the comments about the last honours list.
"We were never in this, in any way, to belittle boxing.
Rai stressed the need that "the International Community should shoulder its responsibility ", considering that such "insults threaten safety of people." He added that those who belittle religion are actually belittling God, stressing "the need to take a position which leads to a final decision'.
PDSH is also quiet while we know how provocative, sardonic and withering Menduh Thaci is when he wants to belittle his angry political rival.
The British number one is a huge admirer of Nadal and has publicly backed him in the debate over who is the best player of all time, while Federer has on occasion appeared to belittle Murray.
"I don't want to blow these incidents out of proportion and I don't want to belittle them either."
The name is said to have first been used by South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem to belittle the rebels.
Organizers say the actions of the Education Ministry have stirred utter chaos in the system and belittle scientists and researchers, especially young ones, pointing out with the lowest budget for science in Europe, Bulgaria, actually, ranks among Third World countries.
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