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Mnemonic - Depressed cat expresses disapproval of life

 

Word - Deprecate

 

Meaning

a) express disapproval of

b) belittle

 

Part of Speech - verb

 

Synonyms - diminish, put down, depreciate, play down

 

Antonyms - magnify, glorify, laud (MVD)

 

Deprecate sentences

1   The author tended to deprecate his own work and lose interest midway through the project.

2   It is not wise to let those who deprecate our faith to define it for us.

3   The lovers of peace will always deprecate war and violence.

 

Deprecation sentence

1   Self-deprecation is the act of belittling oneself. In comedy it is often used to create humor and tension release.

 

Deprecating sentence

1   Ayn Rand was a large supporter of the power of the individual over that of a deprecating society.

 

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