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Negative ImplicationPlay
Using 'discredit' implies a harmful action against someone's reputation. SlideThe article aimed to discredit the mayor with unfounded accusations.
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Intentional ActPlay
'Discredit' often suggests a deliberate attempt to harm someone's standing. SlideThey orchestrated a campaign to discredit the new policy.
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Credibility LossPlay
Something discredited is seen as less credible or trustworthy afterwards. SlideFake news can discredit otherwise reputable news sources.