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detract
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
to diminish (reduce the value of something)
  • He is so; but then he is wholly uneducated: he is as silent as a Turk, and a kind of ignorant carelessness attends him, which, while it renders his conduct the more astonishing, detracts from the interest and sympathy which otherwise he would command.
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