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Conjugation of the Portuguese -er verb desmerecer
- This is a regular verb of the -er group.
- The last letter c is changed to ç, depending on the following vowel, resulting in these four possible sequences: -ça-, -ce-, -ci- and -ço-.
- Verbs with this conjugation include: acontecer, amanhecer, carecer, conhecer, descer, esquecer, merecer, parecer, reconhecer, tecer, vencer.
- to criticize.
Conjugation of desmerecer (See Appendix:Spanish verbs)
Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.