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belittle
used in 1776

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Definition
to make someone or something seem less important
  • Alexander Wedderburn, the Solicitor General, belittled the very idea of standing in the way of the King and called for the full-scale conquest of America.
    p. 16.2

There are no more uses of "belittle" in 1776.

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