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Definitionthe decrease in the value of something — especially due to its wearing out or getting old
- He carried his head on one side, partly in modest depreciation of himself, partly in modest propitiation of everybody else.Chapters 1-3 (21% in)
- Never to put one hand to anything, on which I could throw my whole self; and never to affect depreciation of my work, whatever it was; I find, now, to have been my golden rules.Chapters 40-42 (57% in)
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