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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Denigration  \Den`i*gra"tion\,  n.  [L.  denigratio.] 
  1.  The  act  of  making  black.  --Boyle. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  A  blackening;  defamation. 
 
  The  vigorous  denigration  of  science.  --Morley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  denigration 
  n  1:  a  belittling  comment  [syn:  {belittling}] 
  2:  the  act  of  depreciating  [syn:  {deprecation}] 




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