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disparage
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to criticize or make seem less important — especially in a disrespectful or contemptuous manner
  • I mean no disparagement to the excellent voyager (I honour him for a veteran), but...
    Chapters 55-57 -- Monstrous Pictures of Whales; Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales; Whales in Paint…. (70% in)
disparagement = criticism
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