deprecatingly

All Adverb
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  • Deprecatingly she looked up at her only child, standing in judgment over her. Cited from Stories of a Western Town, by Octave Thanet
  • She raised one hand deprecatingly, and her lips moved, though without sound. Cited from Idolatry, by Julian Hawthorne
  • He raised his hand deprecatingly, but said nothing until she had uttered those last words. Cited from The Living Link, by James De Mille
  • As she came into the light of the fire, she lifted wide black eyes deprecatingly to her mother. Cited from Down the Ravine, Charles Egbert Craddock
  • He spoke deprecatingly, but in reality the sum seemed large to him also. Cited from The Shoulders of Atlas, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • His father held up his white hand deprecatingly. Cited from The Firm of Girdlestone, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • When the others spoke to him he answered deprecatingly, and shrank still further into himself. Cited from Further Chronicles of Avonlea, L.M. Montgomery
  • He put up his hand instinctively, half-deprecatingly, half in self- defence. Cited from A Dog with a Bad Name, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • She smiled a little deprecatingly as she picked her way across the lawn. Cited from The Evil Shepherd, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "You see, there's so very little else to do here!" she exclaimed, deprecatingly. Cited from The Chink in the Armour, by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • Then as they glanced into the general room again, the trooper looked deprecatingly at his officer. Cited from Winston of the Prairie, by Harold Bindloss
  • Sir Henry sighed deprecatingly, and made another vain attempt to take his wife's arm. Cited from The Zeppelin's Passenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • His wife glanced at him deprecatingly, but his eyes travelled past her to the portrait. Cited from The Hermit And The Wild Woman, by Edith Wharton
  • Rising to his feet, he smiled and shrugged, and spread out his hands deprecatingly. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • She raised her drooping head and again regarded him deprecatingly. Cited from In Apple-Blossom Time, by Clara Louise Burnham
  • No thanks were due to him, he said deprecatingly, nor did he think the occasion called for congratulations of any kind. Cited from The Lion and The Mouse, by Charles Klein
  • He shook his head deprecatingly and went on reading. Cited from The Rise of David Levinsky, by Abraham Cahan
  • Then he felt a timid touch on his arm; her hand had been laid there, deprecatingly, for a moment. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • Anne put her head on one side deprecatingly. Cited from Crome Yellow, by Aldous Huxley
  • The other held up a thin hand deprecatingly. Cited from A Comedy of Masks, by Ernest Dowson and Arthur Moore
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