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discredit
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • It consisted in falsifying a series of production reports of two years ago, in such a way as to cast discredit on a prominent member of the Inner Party, who was now under a cloud.
  • The old, discredited leaders of the Party had been used to gather there before they were finally purged.
  • The earthly paradise had been discredited at exactly the moment when it became realizable.
  • Every day, at every moment, they will be defeated, discredited, ridiculed, spat upon and yet they will always survive.

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  • She spoke only of her strengths, but others on her campaign staff worked to discredit her opponent.
  • Russian TV is famous for inventing stories to discredit those who disagree with Russian interests.

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