Vilipend

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Vilipend is a verb that means to treat as worthless.

Vilis (VY lis) is the Latin word for worthless. When combined with pendo (PEN doe), the Latin word for ‘considered,’ we get a word that means ‘considered or treated as if it has no worth.’

Please don’t vilipend my friend for the mistakes he has made. In spite of his sloppy work, he is a valuable employee.

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