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Sample sentences for the GRE study word depreciate

depreciate can be used as a verb

1.He too will be apt to depreciate their application to the arts. - from The Republic by Plato
2."Ah, depreciate other persons' dinners you ministers give such splendid ones.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.To this Mary very gravely replied, "Far be it from me, my dear sister, to depreciate such pleasures They would doubtless be congenial with the generality of female minds. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
4.By pointing out the analogies between Leonardo's architecture and that of other masters we in no way pretend to depreciate his individual and original inventive power. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
5.I was observing you both when you were walking in the garden, and, on my honor, without at all wishing to depreciate the beauty of Mademoiselle Danglars, I cannot understand how any man can really love her.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.But what further depreciates the whale as a civilized dish, is his exceeding richness. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7.'No one has a right to talk in that manner, and I won't hear my brother depreciated in silence. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
8.The world of sense is still depreciated and identified with opinion, though admitted to be a shadow of the true. - from The Republic by Plato
9.should have depreciated that solar body, saying that it was of the nature of incandescent stone, and the one who opposed him as to that error was not far wrong. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
10.We are disappointed to find that Plato, in the general condemnation which he passes on the practice of medicine prevailing in his own day, depreciates the effects of diet. - from The Republic by Plato

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