Definition of Detracts

1. Verb. (third-person singular of detract) ¹



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Definition of Detracts

1. detract [v] - See also: detract

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detracts

detracteth
detracting
detractingly
detraction
detractions
detractious
detractive
detractively
detractiveness
detractor
detractors
detractory
detractour
detractress
detractresses
detracts (current term)
detraditionalisation
detraditionalise
detraditionalised
detraditionalising
detraditionalization
detraditionalize
detraditionalized
detraditionalizes
detraditionalizing
detrain
detrained
detraining
detrainment
detrainments

Literary usage of Detracts

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1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1851)
"... at the disparagement of a virtuous, nor disgusted at the elevation of a vicious character. The impracticable nature of Cato's virtue detracts not, ..."

2. The Mirror (1803)
"... of a life and opinions with which I have long been intimately acquainted. enhances than detracts from the native beauty and dignity of his character. ..."

3. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"... that as every day which the proposed treaty is delayed detracts from the obligation and inducement of the United States to adhere to their overture, ..."

4. The Theological and Literary Journal (1851)
"... but contradicts their clearest and most ample teachings, and detracts from the Redeemer the prerogatives and glory that are peculiar to his office. ..."

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