Word of the Day – Aug. 1 – Vilipend

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Verb: Vilipend  (VIL-uh-pend)

Definition:

1. To hold or treat as of little worth or account

2. To express a low opinion of :disparage

Sample sentence: As a women’s movement pioneer, Susan B. Anthony fought against the dictums of those who would  vilipend women by treating them as second-class citizens.

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