negatory

[ neg-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
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Dane made a negatory gesture, but Ormond anticipated his answer.

A quiet smile with a negatory shake of the head was the only answer.

Commissioners arch their eyebrows, with negatory sniff: who is this young gentleman with more wit than we all?

For example, he should never be content with mere aggressive and negatory criticism of the page before him.

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