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discredit
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
damage the reputation of — often causing distrust of or disbelief in
  • 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.
    p. 109.1
discredit = damage of reputation
  • The old, discredited leaders of the Party had been used to gather there before they were finally purged.
    p. 55.4
  • discredited = with damaged reputations
  • The earthly paradise had been discredited at exactly the moment when it became realizable.
    p. 204.8
  • discredited = had its reputation damaged
  • Every day, at every moment, they will be defeated, discredited, ridiculed, spat upon and yet they will always survive.
    p. 268.5
discredited = have their reputation damaged
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