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disparage
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
to criticize or make seem less important — especially in a disrespectful or contemptuous manner
  • Jimmy whined about Martha Graham in what he hoped was an entertaining way, applying unusual and disparaging adjectives to his professors and fellow students.
    p. 192.1

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