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Lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
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“Mistakes or excessive collateral damage can undermine its potential effectiveness.”
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To dig or excavate beneath (a building or fortification) so as to make it collapse
“The demolition engineers did eventually undermine two of the tower's six sides.”
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To erode the base or foundation of (a rock formation)
“The lighthouse stands on a plinth of rock undermined by caves, perhaps once used by smugglers.”
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To destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
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To diminish the confidence or courage of
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To diminish or take credit from
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To expose to danger or the risk of loss
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Deprive of strength and vigour
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Supersede and replace
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Oppose
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To put an end to, especially formally
axeUK
axUS
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To make or prove (an argument, statement, or theory) unsound or erroneous
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To dismiss idly with contempt or derision
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Become progressively worse
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Wear something down
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To bring disrepute to, especially through aspersions
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To outdo or surpass
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To dispute the validity of
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