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Literary usage of Detractively
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Baptist Magazine by Baptist Missionary Society (1841)
"... remarkable freedom from a petulant spirit, and from the vice of speaking detractively of others; but I draw to a close by adverting to her final hours. ..."
2. Memoir of Jesse and Hannah Williams: Late of Plymouth, Montgomery County by Jesse Williams, Hannah Albertson. Williams (1875)
"... speaking detractively of our neighbors and one another, was, in a very interesting and instructive manner, set before us; also, the subject of dress, ..."