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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.

She merely rocked a trifle faster and turned a smile which she strove to make amusedly deprecative upon her hostess.

The gray man turned his opened palm outwards with a deprecative motion which was not English at all.

Mike said something deprecative of his own efforts and took the package.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deprecative, such as: belittling, critical, deprecating, deprecatory, depreciative, and depreciatory.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.