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    AirbusA321 is offline Banned
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    disparaging

    Is "disparaging" correct here? Can it be replaced with "vilifying", "debasing" or "degrading"?

    Hollywood movies are famous for glorifying America and disparaging other countries.

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: disparaging

    "Disparaging" is fine. You could replace it with "vilifying" as a somewhat stronger term. The other two words don't really work.
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    Re: disparaging

    For example, some American political commentators like to disparage Sweden for its social-democratic policies. The vilify ​ISIS for spreading terror and mayhem.
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