Carnage and slaughter on a grand scale ground down prevailing notions of the good death and undercut belief in divine providence.
Unfortunately for the president, the drive was undercut by skeptical comments from leading Democrats, including Bill Clinton.
As anyone who cares must already know, five nights of Leno could undercut local news on the network affiliates.
Unfortunately, this moment is undercut by the ensuing sex scene between her and Peter.
That error forced The New York Review of Books to issue a high-profile retraction that undercut the whole article.
The rim thickened, incurving and undercut; ware as of no. 1, but the internal glaze a darker brown; approximate diameter, 14 in.
It is a long roll of undercut of beef, so long that it seems to be sold by the yard.
Jud, jud, n. a mass of coal holed or undercut so as to be thrown down by wedges.
This puts a tremendous amount of undercut or stop on the ball.
The mixing of breeds to increase butterfat content was not the only element which undercut the breeding program.
late 14c., "to cut down or off," from under + cut (v.). In the commercial sense of "to sell at lower prices" (or work at lower wages) it is first attested 1884. Figurative sense of "render unstable, undermine" is recorded from 1955, from earlier literal meaning "cut so as to leave the upper portion larger than the lower" (1874).