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  • admonish or counsel in terms of someone''s behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"
  • try to prevent; show opposition to; "We should discourage this practice among our youth"
  • deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged

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  • Little Discourage: "Little Discourage" is a song by Scottish rock band Idlewild , from their 2000 album 100 Broken Windows . It was the first single to ...
  • Discouraged worker: In economics , a discouraged worker is a person of legal employment age who is not actively seeking employment or who does not find ...
  • Discouraged Ones: Discouraged Ones (stylized disc√łuraged √łnes) is the third full-length album by Katatonia . The album was released on April 27, 1998. ...

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* Don't let life discourage you everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was. - Richard L. Evans

* Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. - Plato

* If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress. - Calvin Coolidge


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