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Far from the Madding Crowd
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deprecate
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "Now, don’t ye take on so, shepherd, and sit down!" said Henery, with a deprecating peacefulness equal to anything of the kind in Christianity.
  • "How can I help pushing ye when the folk behind push me?" said Coggan, in a deprecating tone, turning his head towards the aforesaid folk as far as he could without turning his body, which was jammed as in a vice.

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  • I want to acknowledge her contribution without deprecating that of others.
  • She is a modest self-deprecating woman.

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