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disparage
used in And Then There Were None

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Definition
to criticize or make seem less important — especially in a disrespectful or contemptuous manner
  •   "You've seen a bit of the world, I fancy?"
      Lombard shrugged his shoulders disparagingly.
      "I've knocked about here and there, sir."
    p. 22.1
disparagingly = making it seem unimportant

(editor's note:  The word, disparage, is frequently used to describe someone belittling someone else. But in this case, it is used to describe someone being modest.)
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