"disgracing" in the verb sense
1. dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame
bring shame or dishonor upon
"he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
2. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down
reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
"She tends to put down younger women colleagues"
"His critics took him down after the lecture"
3. discredit, disgrace
damage the reputation of
"This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
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