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belittle
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The House of Mirth
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  • The reflection steadied his voice as he asked, between pity and irony: "Isn’t it natural that I should try to belittle all the things I can’t offer you?"
  • "But you belittle ME, don’t you," she returned gently, "in being so sure they are the only things I care for?"

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  • The gradualness of the change does not belittle its importance.
  • He needs to learn to disagree without belittling his opponent.

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