You seldom pass by the opportunity to slip in some belittling remark about her, so naturally it seems strange to me that you should elect to do the unselfish thing and stay here with her during this shelling.
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The gradualness of the change does not belittle its importance.
He needs to learn to disagree without belittling his opponent.