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I yielded to an instinct for deprecative horse-play, one of my worst faults, begot of an inferiority-complex.
They made their feelings public by scandalized aspirations, suppressed oh-h-hs, and deprecative shakings of the heads.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She merely rocked a trifle faster and turned a smile which she strove to make amusedly deprecative upon her hostess.
THE VALIANTS OF VIRGINIAHALLIE ERMINIE RIVES
The gray man turned his opened palm outwards with a deprecative motion which was not English at all.
THE PURSUITFRANK (FRANK MACKENZIE) SAVILE
Mike said something deprecative of his own efforts and took the package.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT

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