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undermine
used in Great Expectations

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weaken gradually
  • He came to the rescue at this point, and said in a consolatory and complimentary voice, "Camilla, my dear, it is well known that your family feelings are gradually undermining you to the extent of making one of your legs shorter than the other."
    Chapter 11 (52% in)

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