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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 den·i·grate /ˈdɛnɪˌgret/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Den·i·grate v. t.
 1. To blacken thoroughly; to make very black.
 2. Fig.: To blacken or sully; to defame. [R.]
    To denigrate the memory of Voltaire.    --Morley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: belittle; "Don't belittle his influence" [syn: minimize, belittle,
      2: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good
         name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have
         defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my
         reputation" [syn: defame, slander, smirch, asperse,
          calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch]