other words for deprecatory
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"I used to go fishing when I was a boy," Cliffe replied with a deprecatory smile.
He strode out of the room and Jane followed him, smiling back at Mrs. Richards with a deprecatory shake of her head.
Ottawa chiefs did not thrust themselves forward, and when they spoke it was in a deprecatory way.
"I've a sort of vague, misty idea," she answered, with a laugh that was plainly intended to be deprecatory of her own power.
“I—I—” Sylvia pursed up her lips and elevated her eyebrows in deprecatory fashion.
Holland, pp. 87-89, gives a brief, deprecatory account of what he calls "certainly a boyish affair."
He held the arm up to the moonlight, examining it, dropping it with a deprecatory word.
Even Johnson Boller was mildly interested, although only mildly, and with a deprecatory smile on his lips.
"You and I—" With a deprecatory gesture, as though good taste forbade him saying who we were, he stopped.
Mr. Comfrey made a deprecatory gesture, and Fred said, rather roughly: "What do I care about all that?"
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