Sentences Containing 'disparage'
'My dear,' said Mr. Micawber, 'your papa was very well in his way, and Heaven forbid that I should disparage him.
His main use of this tongue, is, to disparage Doctor Strong's young gentlemen.
If it were not that I might appear to disparage her Intended, which I know my friend would not like, I would add, that to me she seems to be throwing herself away; that I am sure she might do better; and that I swear she was born to be a lady.'
When she went out of the room with Miss Murdstone (no other ladies were of the party), I fell into a reverie, only disturbed by the cruel apprehension that Miss Murdstone would disparage me to her.
The "Boston Globe"'s Claude R. Marx wrote that "Suskind's sources seem pretty solid, and the denials from the White House and former CIA director George Tenet were what you would expect of policymakers trying to salvage their reputation; they didn't try to disparage Suskind or threaten legal action".
Swerling was pained by Capra’s behavior, but Riskin refused to disparage Capra maintaining a loyalty to the man, calling him “his best friend.” The Los Angeles Examiner covered Riskin’s funeral in September of 1955, describing the “notables” in attendance.
Fans may use the role as a cherry picker to disparage a player, or may view the team's style of play as illegitimate.
In 1897, Labouchère was accused in the press of share-rigging, using "Truth" to disparage companies, advising shareholders to dispose of their shares and, when the share prices fell as a result, buying them himself at a low price.
The song has enjoyed some popularity with Irish-Americans and association with the Saint Patrick's Day holiday and is sometimes played during the holiday, sometimes edited to remove elements of the song that can be construed to disparage the Irish.
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More Vocab Wordsmachinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
predecessor - former occupant of a post
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
defalcate - embezzle
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated