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Saturday, February 07, 2009

Definitions for denigrate

  1. to attack the character or reputation of; defame

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Citations for denigrate
My sister denigrates her husband in every conversation. ,
Origin of denigrate
1520-1530
by 1526, from Latin denigratus/denigrare "to blacken, defame," from de- "completely" + nigr-, stem of niger "black," of unknown origin.