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To make something less certain

call/bring/throw something into question

to make something seem less certain

shake someone’s belief/confidence/faith

to make someone doubt something that they were certain was true

cast doubt on something

to make something seem less certain, good, or real

call something into question/doubt

to make something seem less certain

sow fear/doubt/confusion etc

to make people feel afraid, doubtful, confused etc

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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