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Verb: demean  di'meen
  1. Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    "She tends to demean younger women colleagues";
    - take down, degrade, disgrace, put down

Sounds like: deli, Delhin, demesn

Derived forms: demeans, demeaned, demeaning

Type of: abase, chagrin, humble, humiliate, mortify