denigrate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word denigrate
DENIGRATE=DENY+GREAT.so if yu deny someone is great ,it means you BELITTLE him
READ DENIGRATE AS DEGRADE...WHICH MEANS TO DEFAME OR PUT A BLACK BLOT ON SOMEONE.
When Pakistan was divided from INDIA many people DENIGRATED (attack the good name and reputation ) Mahatma Gandhi who dedicated his life for (Swathantra Bharat ) our freedom and our future
denigrate -> take out the ni de(ni)grate. now its degrade. tht s to defame or disparage sumone..
deni-grate sounds like deni-great..takes off the reputation of great people
denigrate>> DENY+GRATEful= persons who defame someone DENY to be GRATEful to him/her.
degrade and make him defame
The NI in the centre also stands for night or black. Denigrate means to convert a white guy into a nigger by "deny"ing him "great"-ness