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  • I did not denigrate it.†   (source)
  • While she was looking at herself in the mirror, excited by her self-denigration, she had a fantasy of Tomas seating her on the toilet in her bowler hat and watching her void her bowels.†   (source)
  • She said, "Our task is to help move them towards mastery of the language at school, in its oral and written form, but to do that in a way where they are not devalued, or where they feel denigrated in any way by virtue of their cultural and linguistic differences."†   (source)
  • Not to denigrate your police labs, Lieutenant, but mine might prove a shade more sophisticated.†   (source)
  • By then it had become fashionable among alpine cognoscenti to denigrate Everest as a slag heap"-a peak lacking sufficient technical challenges or aesthetic appeal to be a worthy objective for a "serious" climber, which I desperately aspired to be.†   (source)
  • Not that he was denigrating Herr Naphta's religious talents—they doubtless exceeded his own—he was merely admitting a lack of envy.†   (source)
  • Settembrini, as a man who formed opinions, would surely have denounced this exhibition as a denigration of humanity, and with honest, classical irony would have castigated the misuse of technology that made such cynical presentations possible—or so Hans Castorp thought, and whispered as much to his cousin.†   (source)
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