verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for discredit
In its attempt to discredit the story, the JPO inadvertently confirmed that fact.
I had no memory of the other two, and that information was used to discredit my recollection of what had happened to me.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Ralph Retort, a paragon of ethical journalism websites, decided to make crowdsourcing stuff to discredit me into a project.Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine: What I Got For Speaking Up|Arthur Chu|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the things that these enemies of Islam are trying to discredit and eliminate is the hejab.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was the playbook the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth used to discredit then-Sen.The (Sloppy) Swift-Boating of Michigan Democrat Gary Peters|Tim Mak|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is by no means our purpose to seek to throw discredit on any of the great religions of the world.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
Open opposition was impossible, but on the following Sunday an attempt was made to discredit the new ritual by a trick.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
It is observations of this kind, particularly, that have served to discredit craniology as an independent science.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
They compel their votaries always to run down those who discredit their pretensions.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
Buonarrotti, suspicious of the whole design, did his best to discredit Mazzini among his own men.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King