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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disgrace  \Dis*grace"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disgraced};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Disgracing}.]  [Cf.  F.  disgracier.  See  {Disgrace},  n.] 
  1.  To  put  out  favor;  to  dismiss  with  dishonor. 
 
  Flatterers  of  the  disgraced  minister.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Pitt  had  been  disgraced  and  the  old  Duke  of 
  Newcastle  dismissed.  --J.  Morley. 
 
  2.  To  do  disfavor  to  to  bring  reproach  or  shame  upon  to 
  dishonor;  to  treat  or  cover  with  ignominy;  to  lower  in 
  estimation. 
 
  Shall  heap  with  honors  him  they  now  disgrace. 
  --Pope. 
 
  His  ignorance  disgraced  him  --Johnson. 
 
  3.  To  treat  discourteously;  to  upbraid;  to  revile. 
 
  The  goddess  wroth  gan  foully  her  disgrace. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  Syn:  To  degrade;  humble;  humiliate;  abase;  disparage;  defame; 
  dishonor;  debase. 




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