One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘So what do we get this year, without the slightest hint of deprecation?’
- ‘He lost the ticket too, so he returned from his beat with a face like thunder snarling dire deprecations at the scavenger hunters.’
- ‘His tone is tauntingly acidic, his expression world-weary but capable of mischievous reigniting; his hands keep taking off on a little dance of impatience and deprecation.’
- ‘Their efforts deserve praise rather than deprecation.’
- ‘This sort of deprecation needs to stop if we ever want to feel proud of who we are.’
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