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Synonyms for deprecate

disapprove of


Synonyms for deprecate

to have or express an unfavorable opinion of

Synonyms for deprecate

express strong disapproval of

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Frederick Douglass wrote, ``Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation .
Ms Boothroyd said: "If there has been direct leaking and briefing of policy changes I deprecate it most strongly.
Indeed, to say that such damage is not desired is to deprecate the litigant's character or sanity, perhaps justifiably.
The Institute does not mean to deprecate the need for the government to control its budget deficit, but we do suggest that blindly slashing the TSM budget would be short-sighted.
Similarly, as Words Into Type notes, deprecate means to express disapproval or regret; depreciate means to lessen in value.
Deputy leader John Prescott said: "We deprecate threats of future scandals.
UNICEF would work on child protection soon after the water deprecates from the areas.
He deprecates claims made by, among others, the Heritage Foundation, the Education Trust, KIPP Academies, Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom, and Jaime Escalante's biographers, insisting that the achievements don't amount to much or couldn't be replicated or that the schools engage in cream skimming.