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discredit
used in Northanger Abbey

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Definition
damage the reputation of — often causing distrust of or disbelief in
  • She could not help being vexed at the non-appearance of Mr. Thorpe, for she not only longed to be dancing, but was likewise aware that, as the real dignity of her situation could not be known, she was sharing with the scores of other young ladies still sitting down all the discredit of wanting a partner.
    Chapter 8 (14% in)

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