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Detract

De`tract´
v. t.1.To take away; to withdraw.
[imp. & p. p. Detracted; p. pr. & vb. n. Detracting.]
Detract much from the view of the without.
- Sir H. Wotton.
2.To take credit or reputation from; to defame.
v. i.1.To take away a part or something, especially from one's credit; to lessen reputation; to derogate; to defame; - often with from.
Verb1.detract - take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"
Synonyms: take away
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