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You should not demoralize yourselves and do your businesses.
Sitharaman also said that Bhushan's statement, about referendum based deployment of forces in these areas, is going to demoralize the forces and state governments, who are trying hard to sort out this problem.
If FDR'S original view--that death images would demoralize the public--was valid, displaying them in the latter part of the war (when the vast majority of U.
This can demoralize operators and craftspeople since items they find still break instead of being repaired when discovered.
To help students understand how Germany, Japan, and Vietnam used female radio personalities to try to demoralize American troops--and why, at least in the case of the German and Japanese broadcasts, the strategy didn't work.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha, while speaking about the Chinese character, said, "Everywhere, their policy is to demoralize their opponent through pin pricks.