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deprecate
used in Washington Square

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Definition
to diminish or treat something as unimportant or of low quality; or to express disapproval
  • The exclamation was so deprecating and touching that Morris indulged in another little demonstration of affection.
    Chapter 10 (71% in)
  • "Oh, my good brother!" murmured Mrs. Penniman, in deprecation.
    Chapter 4 (86% in)
  • "Oh no, Morris!" said Catherine, quite deprecatingly.
    Chapter 23 (33% in)

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