’Hem!’ said Squeers, as if in mild deprecation of this outbreak.
I tell you,’ returned Mr Folair, waving his hand in deprecation of any further wrath; ’I wasn’t in earnest.
Ralph shrugged his shoulders in deprecation of the intense irritation with which this had been said; for there was an aggravating, cold distinctness in his speech and manner which so grated on the sick man that he could scarcely endure it.
Ralph shrugged his shoulders, in silent deprecation of Bray’s impatience, and elevated his eyebrows, and pursed his lips, as men do when they are prepared with a sufficient answer to some remark, but wait for a more favourable opportunity of advancing it, or think it scarcely worth while to answer their adversary at all.
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I want to acknowledge her contribution without deprecating that of others.