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  1. underminingnoun

    The act or process by which something is undermined.


  1. Undermining

    Undermining is a chess tactic in which a defensive piece is captured, leaving one of the opponent's pieces undefended or underdefended. The opponent has the unpalatable choice between recapturing or saving the undefended piece. A possible response is to sacrifice the piece whose defence is being undermined before capturing the piece which just took the defender.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undermining in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undermining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Tate Reeves:

    If we can all just chill out for the next two to three weeks, consistent with the mask mandate, we are undermining our ability to start school and keep businesses open because we want to have dinner with our friends who come in from out of town.

  2. Bre Kidman:

    When you have a lot of money, you're reported on like the only candidate that matters, when we say the person with the most money in the race is the best person in the race, I think we're undermining the legitimacy of our democracy.

  3. Ann McNeil:

    There is no evidence that e-cigarettes are undermining England's falling smoking rates, instead the evidence consistently finds that e-cigarettes are another tool for stopping smoking and in my view smokers should try vaping, and vapers should stop smoking entirely.

  4. Bunny McDiarmid:

    They're going to Paris with a really bad proposal, on the one hand, they're establishing this wonderful area and on the one hand, they're completely undermining it with completely inadequate action on climate change.

  5. Robert Mugabe:

    This has caused confusion among Zimbabweans, the business community, current and potential investors, thereby undermining market confidence.

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    a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    • A. assortment
    • B. integrity
    • C. accessory
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