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noun as in derogator

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Either Uber will continue to dodge its detractors, or customers will eventually find its public reputation unpalatable.

Sharpton noted that otherwise some of their mutual detractors might suggest that he had played a role in the appointment.

His detractors tried to undermine his standing with Reagan, but he had support from an unlikely source—hard-line conservatives.

Among her detractors was Dr. Bob Arnot, who covered medical issues for NBC before Snyderman joined the network from ABC News.

To his detractors, he was a half-mad paranoiac who nearly destroyed the CIA in his obsessive search for a Soviet mole.

This misfortune gave another opportunity to his detractors, and again the Emperor lent his authority to their false accusations.

He defied all detractors in the most uncompromising way: they were liars and slanderers, and he only wished he knew their names.

Already that influence was at work, and Elizabeth had many detractors among those of the stricter persuasion.

He had his enemies and detractors, but the spontaneous outburst of feeling at his death proved his hold on the popular heart.

In his misery Abélard called on God for help,--his first great advance in that piety which detractors depreciated.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to detractors, such as: critic, censor, depreciator, and defamer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.