verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM discreditun·dis·cred·it·ed, adjective
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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
Impostors alone can pronounce it necessary to discredit experience and reject reason.Christianity Unveiled|Nicolas-Antoine Boulanger
There is more or less effort to discredit books as educative tools and to lay emphasis on oral instruction and manual training.A Librarian's Open Shelf|Arthur E. Bostwick
The story reads like a romance, which, however, is no reason for receiving it with discredit.Royal Edinburgh|Margaret Oliphant
To my mind, however, it redounded more to the credit of America than to its discredit.The Land of Contrasts|James Fullarton Muirhead
These two men felt it necessary to discredit Jackson in every possible way.The Middle Period 1817-1858|John William Burgess