Thesaurus / derogate
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The appearance of a god in animal form—even in a loathsome animal form—would not derogate from his essential godhead.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
In England, beheading is the punishment of nobles; being reputed not to derogate from nobility, as hanging does.
And I trust it will not derogate from your opinion of my worth, that I have known what was due to your Grace's highness.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
Again, what you giue to others, you derogate from your selfe.
Musteazem, however, shook his head, to indicate that he was not prepared to derogate so far from his dignity.
THE BOY CRUSADERSJOHN G. EDGAR
Savages in general, and particularly the Maories, have a notion of dignity from which they never derogate.
IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYSJULES VERNE
Neither doth this call in question or derogate from Divine Providence, but highly confirm and exalt it.
THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNINGFRANCIS BACON
When we make observations of this kind we do not derogate from the charm or dignity of women.
VISIONS AND REVISIONSJOHN COWPER POWYS
The language could not be allowed to derogate from the majesty of the subject. '
A POPULAR HISTORY OF FRANCE FROM THE EARLIEST TIMESFRANCOIS PIERRE GUILLAUME GUIZOT
It may be suggested, that asking my continuance would derogate from the dignity of Congress.
WORDS RELATED TO DEROGATE
- blacken name
- cast a slur on
- give a bad name
- run smear campaign
- sling mud
- tear down
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