Dispraised
Dispraise Dis*praise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dispraised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dispraising}.] [OE. dispreisen, OF. desprisier, despreisier, F. d['e]priser; pref. des- (L. dis-) + prisier, F. priser, to prize, praise. See {Praise}, and cf. {Disprize}, {Depreciate}.] To withdraw praise from; to notice with disapprobation or some degree of censure; to disparage; to blame. [1913 Webster]

Dispraising the power of his adversaries. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

I dispraised him before the wicked, that the wicked might not fall in love with him. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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