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detract
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The House of Mirth
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  • Her hopes were mainly centred on Mrs. Trenor, who had treasures of easy-going tolerance for those who were amusing or useful to her, and in the noisy rush of whose existence the still small voice of detraction was slow to make itself heard.

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  • I think she’s made a good case. I can neither add to it nor detract from it.
  • Her bad manners detract from her good character

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