Demean sentence example

demean
  • And she'd never demean herself to that man.
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  • "You do not normally demean yourself by talking to someone as lowly as I am," he replied, turning.
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  • The mother-in-law would demean her, as a way to abase the young wife in the son's eyes.
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  • Bob Geldof himself has so clearly persisted that any temporary entanglement with the Living Dead can ultimately only demean him.
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  • Balashev began to feel uncomfortable: as envoy he feared to demean his dignity and felt the necessity of replying; but, as a man, he shrank before the transport of groundless wrath that had evidently seized Napoleon.
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  • Pfuel only snorted contemptuously and turned away, to show that he would never demean himself by replying to such nonsense as he was now hearing.
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  • "You won't deign to demean yourself by marrying me, you..." said Helene, beginning to cry.
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  • How are we to generate work that does not demean the laborer?
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  • As Gertrude Himmelfarb points out, postmodern multiculturalism has the pernicious effect to demean and dehumanize the people who are the subjects of history.
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  • demean what people achieved, but the money just rolled in.
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  • Toni maintains that her critiques of storylines in no way demean the great job the actors and writers do on the show.
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  • If he had now resigned rather than demean himself by Icting against his conscience, it is by no means unlikely that he would have been recalled to power before many years were over.
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  • demean good works, don't we?
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  • demean women or make light of violence.
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  • demean black people.
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