bring into disfavor
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  • discredit — I noun animadversion, aspersion, attaint, baseness, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, debasement, dedecus, degradation, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, disbelief, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace,… …   Law dictionary

  • discredit — v 1. detract, degrade, censure, reproach, make disreputable, bring into disfavor, injure or impair the credit or reputation of, tear down; disparage, decry, demean, deprecate, deflate, devaluate, depreciate, belittle; defame, slur, asperse,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • discredit — I. n. 1. Doubt, question, loss of credit or credence. 2. Disrepute, dishonor, disgrace, reproach, opprobrium, obloquy, odium, ignominy, ill repute. II. v. a. 1. Disbelieve, give no credit to, place no confidence in, refuse credence to, question,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • discommend — discommender, n. /dis keuh mend /, v.t. 1. to express disapproval of; belittle; disparage. The diners discommended the wine. 2. to bring into disfavor: He was discommended for his negligence. [1485 95; DIS 1 + COMMEND] * * * …   Universalium

  • blow upon — 1. Discredit, blast, taint, bring into disfavor, make distasteful. 2. Inform against, turn informer upon …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • discommend — dis•com•mend [[t]ˌdɪs kəˈmɛnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to express disapproval of 2) to bring into disfavor • Etymology: 1485–95 dis com•mend′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • dis´com|mend´er — dis|com|mend «DIHS kuh MEHND», transitive verb. 1. to find fault with; express disapproval of: »Who else shall discommend her choice (Coventry Patmore). 2. to bring into disfavor. –dis´com|mend´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis|com|mend — «DIHS kuh MEHND», transitive verb. 1. to find fault with; express disapproval of: »Who else shall discommend her choice (Coventry Patmore). 2. to bring into disfavor. –dis´com|mend´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • History of the Puritans — The history of the Puritans can be traced back to the Vestments Controversy in the reign of Edward VI ending in a decline in the mid 1700s. Background, to 1559 The English Reformation, begun his reign in the reign of Henry VIII of England, was… …   Wikipedia

  • Class action — This article is about the legal term. For names of various art works, see Class Action (disambiguation). Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction… …   Wikipedia

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