Definition of Detractions

1. Noun. (plural of detraction) ¹



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Definition of Detractions

1. detraction [n] - See also: detraction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detractions

detoxification unit
detoxifications
detoxified
detoxifier
detoxifies
detoxify
detoxifying
detoxing
detract
detractable
detracted
detracteth
detracting
detractingly
detraction
detractions (current term)
detractious
detractive
detractively
detractiveness
detractor
detractors
detractory
detractour
detractress
detractresses
detracts
detraditionalisation
detraditionalise
detraditionalised

Literary usage of Detractions

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1. Report on the Manuscripts of the Earl of Egmont by Augustus Arthur Perceval Egmont, Sophia Crawford Lomas, William Page, Ireland Court of Castle chamber (1905)
"accordingly used, which yet I shall rather hazard than insist upon anything that might colour the detractions of my enemies; which notwithstanding I desire ..."

2. The London Charterhouse: Its Monks and Its Martyrs, with a Short Account of by Lawrence Hendriks (1889)
"SION HOUSE—SALTER'S detractions—THE CATHOLIC FAITH MADE HIGH TREASON—THE CARTHUSIANS PREPARE TO DIE. THE monastery of St. Saviour and St. Bridget of Sion, ..."

3. Lives of the Chief Fathers of New England (1870)
"... scribble as they may, their detractions cannot blast the memory of the men whom " the sage of Quincy" has thus frankly justified. ..."

4. The Lives of John Wilson, John Norton, and John Davenport by Alexander Wilson M'Clure (1846)
"... scribble as they may, their detractions cannot blast the memory of the men whom " the sage of Quincy" has thus frankly justified. ..."

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