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On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to detraction, such as: abuse, aspersion, calumny, damage, defamation, and denigration.

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How to use detraction in a sentence

  • There was not a word of detraction about any one—nothing to jar on one's impression of him as a refined, noble-hearted man.

  • A favorite method of detraction is illustrated by the familiar story (p. 266) of Columbus's egg.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane

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