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undermine
used in Catch-22

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Definition
weaken gradually
  • I just wonder what they're going to think up at Group about the man who's undermining our whole security program.
    Chapter 11 — Captain Black (64% in)
  • When he accuses me of seeking to undermine him, I merely answer that my only purpose in calling attention to his errors is to strengthen our war effort by eliminating inefficiency.
    Chapter 29 — Peckem (44% in)

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