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undermine

Synonyms of undermine in English:

verb

  • 1 their integrity is being undermined
    subvert, undercut, sabotage, threaten, weaken, compromise, diminish, reduce, impair, mar, spoil, ruin, damage, hurt, injure, cripple, sap, shake
    informal drag through the mud
    [Antonyms] strengthen, enhance
  • 2 rivers undermined their banks
    erode, wear away, eat away at
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