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belittle
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Definition
to make someone or something seem less important
  • Of course this excited a curiosity so vast that it almost belittled the main matter—but the Welshman allowed it to eat into the vitals of his visitors, and through them be transmitted to the whole town, for he refused to part with his secret.
    Chapter 30 (59% in)

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