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Correct spelling:
Detracted
Definition:
of Detract
Synonyms:
detracted (verb)
cast aspersion, lessened, abraded, derogated, depreciated, diminished, maligned, reduced, decried, defamed, disparaged, discounted.
slandered (verb)
sullied, besmirched, besmeared, maligned, defamed, tarnished, libeled, scandalized, slandered, vilified, stigmatized, blackened, smeared, dishonored, calumniated, shamed, badmouthed, discredited, denounced, traduced, pilloried, denigrated.
protested (verb)
objected, denigrated, deprecated, ridiculed, disparaged, lamented, grouched, protested, deplored, complained.
Examples of usage:
  1. That they were blooms which would have paid the debt of Nature in a few hours at most in way detracted from the expressions of pleasure at receiving them, and who had been invited over to cheer up Silk, who was in a particularly black mood, sat and smiled like a detected philanthropist as she placed them in water. no widow's Mr. Wilks, Mr. - "At Sunwich Port, Complete", W.W. Jacobs.
  2. Behind her loomed now the unmistakable form of the great bully whom he had never actually met, but had learned to regard with the enhanced terror which the unknown inspires, and from which the present glimpse detracted nothing. - "A Poached Peerage", William Magnay.
  3. Her black gown clung to her thin figure in limp folds; her features were not bad, and a little liveliness and expression would have made her a good- looking woman; but her dejected air and want of colouring detracted from her comeliness, and of late years her voice had grown peevish as well as plaintive, as though her troubles had been too heavy for her. - "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.

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