GRE Word List

DISCREDIT

defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful

The meaning of the word discredit is defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful.

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