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underachieve

un·der·a·chieve

underachieve

pronunciation:
uhn dr chiv
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: underachieved, underachieves, underachieving
definition: of a student, to perform below one's capacity, esp. as indicated by intelligence or aptitude tests.
derivations: underachievement (n.), underachiever (n.)