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Sample sentences for the GRE study word deprecate

deprecate can be used as a verb

1.To deprecate the chief, and save the host. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.I learned, from the views of social life which it developed, to admire their virtues and to deprecate the vices of mankind. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
3.Master Cruncher who was in his shirt took this very ill, and, turning to his mother, strongly deprecated any praying away of his personal board. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
4.The Jondrette, touched by his compliment, deprecated it with the affected airs of a flattered monster. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.Prudence strongly deprecates all outrage or excess but Meliboeus insists that he cannot see that it might greatly harm him though he took a vengeance, for he is richer and mightier than his enemies, and all things obey money. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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