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deprecate
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  • The exclamation was so deprecating and touching that Morris indulged in another little demonstration of affection.
  • "Oh, my good brother!" murmured Mrs. Penniman, in deprecation.
  • "Oh no, Morris!" said Catherine, quite deprecatingly.

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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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