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  • n  a belittling comment
  • n  an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
  • n  the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself)

  • Memo's relentless denigration of Carla's first-world background tugs on a string of middle-class guilt and self-loathing tied around Carla's soul.
  • The label has become the universal atomic bomb of denigration, and you don't even have to be German to have it dropped on your head.
  • The denigration and demonization, the attribution of boundless power and evil, clearly are classic signs of Jew hatred.
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  • Letter #2: Why the SPLOST is good for PTC
    [Editor’s note: Paul Lentz has written a series of letters exploring the dilemma underlying the SPLOST issue and his view on “the lesser of two weevils.” This is the second in that series of letters.] There’s an old definition of “mixed emotions.” It’s seeing your worst enemy driving over a cliff ... in your new car. Nowadays, we say “conflicted.” Such is the denigration of the English language ...
    Aug. 28, 2013 - The Fayette Citizen
  • Letter #2: Why the SPLOST is good for Peachtree City
    [Editor’s note: Paul Lentz has written a series of letters exploring the dilemma underlying the SPLOST issue and his view on “the lesser of two weevils.” This is the second in that series of letters.] There’s an old definition of “mixed emotions.” It’s seeing your worst enemy driving over a cliff ... in your new car. Nowadays, we say “conflicted.” Such is the denigration of the English language ...
    Aug. 27, 2013 - The Fayette Citizen

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