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discredit
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition damage the reputation of — often causing distrust of or disbelief in
  • Much and deservedly to my own discredit, therefore, and considerably to the detriment of my official conscience, they continued, during my incumbency, to creep about the wharves, and loiter up and down the Custom-House steps.
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