deprecating

[ dep-ri-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF deprecating

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPRECATING

In a few moments she began to cast timid and deprecating looks at him.

And he had executed an exchange of plates under Cornelia's deprecating eyes.

The widow sighed, and shrugged her shoulders with a deprecating gesture.

To be popular, art must be modest; but woe betide it, if it be in the least deprecating!

"But she is my aunt, dear grandma," returned Emma, with a deprecating smile.

He waved a deprecating hand about the ill-furnished laboratory.

"Still a child, I see," he added, with a deprecating shake of the head.

The Governor looked at the one mast and smiled a deprecating smile.

Billy turned to the reinspection of his guest, and met a deprecating smile.

I raised my hand, and shook my head, deprecating the conduct of the boys.

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