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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.
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.
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.
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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.
She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
And to confirmeYour grace towards me, against all such as may Detract my actions, and life hereafter,I now preferre it to you.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
It does not detract from his merits, it rather adds thereto, that his brush was also photographic.
If I add that he is in one respect to be included among the most virulent, I do not necessarily detract from his value.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
Nor does it detract from his fame as a man of genius that he did not originate the most profound of his declarations.
These instances I admit are exceptions, which detract nothing from science, which remains the rule.

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