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verb [transitive] denigrate pronunciation in American English /ˈdenɪˌɡreɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydenigrate
he/she/itdenigrates
present participledenigrating
past tensedenigrated
past participledenigrated
  1. to criticize something in a way that shows you think it has no value at all

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