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Correct spelling:


maligned, Discounted, Derogated, abraded, reduced, diminished, Disparaged, lessened, Decried, cast aspersion, Depreciated, Defamed.
Deprecated, grouched, Protested, Ridiculed, Deplored, Complained, Objected, lamented.
shamed, Slandered, blackened, Libeled, tarnished, Vilified, Denounced, smeared, Traduced, denigrated, Stigmatized, badmouthed, besmirched, Pilloried, Scandalized, Calumniated, sullied, discredited, dishonored, besmeared.
Examples of usage:
  1. Their faces were but slightly tattooed, the chin, and lips only being marked, giving the latter a curious blue look, which Lucy thought detracted much from their otherwise comely appearance. – Waihoura, the Maori Girl by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. The painter's element in his work, its material and earthly beauty, rather detracted from its spiritual significance. – A Text-Book of the History of Painting by John C. Van Dyke
  3. To be sure, the sharp, frosty air brought a more brilliant colour than usual into the cheeks of the fair members of the troupe, but no one could say that it detracted from their charms; and even when it extended, as it did sometimes, to their pretty little noses, it could not be found serious fault with, for everything is becoming to a young and beautiful woman. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  4. The slight cast in one of them really added to their force of expression rather than detracted from their beauty, and the delicate lips were ready to second the glances with wondrous smiles. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge