What is the opposite of extol?

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Opposite of to make high
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Opposite of to recognize something as valuable
“It is often easy to dismiss issues that do not affect us as being unimportant.”
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Opposite of to appreciate or value highly
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Opposite of to express approval or admiration of
“Rose was disappointed in her daughter's exam results and would criticize her at length about it.”
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Opposite of to extol or honor in a solemn manner
“These are individuals who sit behind their keyboards to defame the good reputation of others.”
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Opposite of to revere someone or something profoundly with unwavering devotion
“The locals regularly demonize members of a rival tribe.”
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Opposite of to speak boastfully
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Opposite of to offer a recommendation
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Opposite of to worship or venerate, usually as part of one's religious beliefs
“He was a bitter man who would blame God for his lot in life.”
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Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
“No one should discommend teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.”
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Opposite of to advise as the best course or choice
“The program is designed to dissuade young people from starting with illicit drugs.”
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