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deprecate
used in Catch-22

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to diminish or treat something as unimportant or of low quality; or to express disapproval
  • Total strangers saw fit to deprecate him, with the result that he was stricken early with a guilty fear of people and an obsequious impulse to apologize to society for the fact that he was not Henry Fonda.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (6% in)

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