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The Count of Monte Cristo
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depreciate
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "Ah, depreciate other persons’ dinners; you ministers give such splendid ones."
  • I was observing you both when you were walking in the garden, and, on my honor, without at all wishing to depreciate the beauty of Mademoiselle Danglars, I cannot understand how any man can really love her.
  • And I suspected that the conversation that had been carried on in his presence (for they always say and do what they like before the dear old man, without the smallest regard for his feelings) had made a strong impression on his mind; for, naturally enough, it must have pained him to hear the emperor he so devotedly loved and served spoken of in that depreciating manner.

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  • The dollar depreciated relative to the yuan.
  • Although the rental house increased in value, they were able to depreciate it for tax purposes.

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