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Example sentences from the Web for deprecatory
“Vait a minit, sir,” said Mr. Weller, raising his hand in a deprecatory manner.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
By making the customary modest deprecatory remarks about Great Britain, they induced me to unbosom myself with honest candor.The Affable Stranger|Peter McArthur
The General made a deprecatory gesture, and was on the point of saying something, when the man of the house spoke up.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris
Fields inquired in a deprecatory manner which made Burns long to twist his neck.Red Pepper Burns|Grace S. Richmond
He has a glossy dark moustache, large and pensive dark eyes, a nicely deprecatory manner, and a beautifully conciliatory smile.