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That does give us all pause — but it doesn’t take away or detract from where I think the market is headed.
WITH THE METAVERSE HYPE CYCLE AT FULL BLAST, EXPERTS TAKE THE LONG VIEWALEXANDER LEEAUGUST 4, 2021DIGIDAY
This new lens hardly detracts from Linda’s magnificent saga.
AMAZON’S DIVINE PERIOD ROMANCE THE PURSUIT OF LOVE GIVES CLASSIC SOCIAL SATIRE A MODERN TWISTJUDY BERMANJULY 30, 2021TIME
More frustrating is the way its stage-managed surface detracts from everything that’s more distinctive and spontaneous about the Haarts’ story.
NETFLIX’S MY UNORTHODOX LIFE IS MORE BRAVO DOCUSOAP THAN REAL-LIFE UNORTHODOXJUDY BERMANJULY 14, 2021TIME
Experts fear such fake news detracts from how trafficking really happens.
THE OTHER PANDEMIC: HUMAN TRAFFICKINGLESLIE DELA VEGAJUNE 13, 2021OZY
If they keep throwing curve balls or adding on things, that detracts from what they’ve hired us to do.
‘IT CAN EASILY SPIN OUT OF CONTROL’: CONFESSIONS OF A FREELANCE CREATIVE ON THE RISE OF SCOPE CREEPKRISTINA MONLLOSJUNE 10, 2021DIGIDAY
I started digging for lore on moons and rainbows and learned that the physics of rainbows doesn’t detract from the mythical place they have in our cultural imaginations.
I FOUND A RAINBOW AT THE END OF MY HUNT FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENTSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFMARCH 28, 2021TIME
The District’s new police chief is considering reshaping a unit tasked with pulling hundreds of guns off city streets each year, saying the strategy creates tension with communities and detracts from a sharper focus on finding shooters.
DISTRICT’S NEW POLICE CHIEF IS RETHINKING UNIT FOCUSED ON GUN SEIZURESPETER HERMANNMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One more thing to consider is the volume of the water pump, because a loud one can be distracting and detract from the charm of having a cat fountain in your home.
CAT FOUNTAINS FOR A HAPPIER PETPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMMARCH 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Excessive cairn-building, whether adding to existing cairns or creating new ones, not only mucks with that history but also confuses hikers trying to follow a trail, contributes to soil erosion, and detracts from nature’s beauty.
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She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DETRACT

  • abstract
  • attract attention
  • bend the rules
  • catch flies
  • circumlocute
  • detach
  • deter
  • detract
  • disadvise
  • discourage
  • disengage
  • dissuade
  • distract
  • disturb
  • draw away
  • get around
  • lead astray
  • lead away
  • send on a wild-goose chase
  • sidetrack
  • stall
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