deprecatory[ dep-ri-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF deprecatory
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Austin waved them away with a deprecatory gesture and a smile.
The Israelite did not answer, nor seem to hear this deprecatory remonstrance.
The clerk waved a deprecatory hand in Captain Cy's direction.
Composing himself, he turned to the girl again with a deprecatory smile.
And with a deprecatory smile I added, "I am said somewhat to resemble him."
"Oh—we go not so far as that," said his Grace, with a deprecatory wave of the hands.
He paused, and laughed in a deprecatory fashion before he went on again.
He made a deprecatory gesture, sat down, and took up a paper.
"They 're severe, certainly," muttered the other, in a deprecatory tone.
Latisan was deprecatory, if his manners were revealing his feelings.