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disparage - verb

To regard or speak of slightingly; to belittle; to bring reproach or discredit on.

People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing, if only I could know.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson “Experience” Essays (1844)

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