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deprecate
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  • He deprecated her mistaken but well-meaning zeal.
  • But at other times doubt and alarm intermingled with his hopes; and when he thought of her acknowledged disinclination for privacy and retirement, her decided preference of a London life, what could he expect but a determined rejection? unless it were an acceptance even more to be deprecated, demanding such sacrifices of situation and employment on his side as conscience must forbid.

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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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