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discountenance

dis·coun·te·nance / disˈkountn-əns/ • v. [tr.] (usu. be discountenanced) 1. refuse to approve of (something): the best solution to alcohol abuse is a healthy family life where alcohol consumption is discountenanced. 2. disturb the composure of: Amanda was not discountenanced by the accusation.

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discountenance

discountenance discourage, disfavour. XVI. DIS- 4.

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