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- v. Present participle of denigrate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign; -- used of statements.
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- adj. (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
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Still, there are signs of discontent: More than a million women took to the streets over the weekend to protest what they called the denigrating treatment of women.
Soldiers complained about what they called a denigrating order of having to lift their shits so that officers could be sure they were not smuggling banners into the hall.
Probably at best a personal preference but, believe you're way off base in denigrating these calibers.
He said Iraq was a mistake but aside from that not a word denigrating anyone.
Why should we be surprised today that he is again denigrating the troops?
It has provided an easy target for those who find advantage in denigrating the Commonwealth, whether they be ardent Europeanists in Britain or unweaned nationalists in Canada.
Jensen also has flooded Plale's district with automated phone calls denigrating Larson.
"Have nots" means those who hate the US) - Patriotic terrorists and the more committed terrorists both believe that infractions at Guantanamo Bay are far worse than anything a genocidal dictator could muster, and such horrors possess far more PR potential in denigrating the US than anything involving Ed Begley Jr.
Only politically immature people or uninformed ones still hawked the idea of denigrating Afrikaans.
That someone who is part of a group can use terms denigrating that group isn't because the meaning necessarily changes because of it.