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synonyms for deprecating

  • acrimonious
  • cantankerous
  • carping
  • caviling
  • cavillous
  • censorious
  • contrary
  • crabby
  • cross
  • demanding
  • disparaging
  • exacting
  • exceptive
  • fault-finding
  • finicky
  • hypercritical
  • irritable
  • nagging
  • nit-picking
  • overcritical
  • peevish
  • perverse
  • petulant
  • sarcastic
  • severe
  • testy
  • touchy

antonyms for deprecating

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  • commendatory
  • complimentary
  • encouraging
  • flattering
  • laudatory
  • praising
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              How to use deprecating in a sentence

              "My concern is for the august maiden who has found favor in your sight," replied Kano, with a deprecating gesture.
              THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
              Demurringly and with deprecating shakes of the head, she begins hanging wreaths about the walls of the room.
              FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
              His eyes smiled at her, suave, deprecating, delighted eyes and recklessly observant.
              THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
              She was very angry with Crozier, for it was absurd, that look of deprecating homage, that "Hush-she-is-coming" in his eyes.
              YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
              Ellen Bayliss looked up from her sewing to throw this in, with her air of deprecating courtesy.
              COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
              He leaned from his horse to speak to her: his voice a low sad wail, his words apparently those of deprecating prayer.
              JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
              He put up his hand in a deprecating way, as if asking me to hush.
              WE TENLYDA FARRINGTON KRAUS
              One of his brothers wrote to Irving, deprecating the attack.
              WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
              "I was only speaking of him socially," said Van Loo, with a deprecating smile.
              THE THREE PARTNERSBRET HARTE
              There was a servile hump to his shoulders; a deprecating instability in his glance greeted the boy.
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