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Verb demoralize has 3 senses
  1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect - corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun demoralization1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  2. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise - lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
    --2 is one way to discourage
    Derived form: noun demoralization3
    Sample sentence:
    The bad news will demoralize him
  3. demoralize - confuse or put into disorder; "the boss's behavior demoralized everyone in the office"
    --3 is one way to
    confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
    Derived form: noun demoralization2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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