General hubbub, mostly sympathetic to the flower girl, but deprecating
her excessive sensibility.
Her beautiful eyes glanced askance at her husband's face, and her own assumed the timid, deprecating
expression of a dog when it rapidly but feebly wags its drooping tail.
Seal looked for a moment as though she could hardly believe her ears, and made a deprecating
"tut-tut-tut" in her throat, looking alternately at Katharine and Mary, and shaking her head as she did so.
Then with a deprecating
smile: "After all, it is natural that the whole world should hasten to know what I think of such an episode.
Borckman's anger-convulsed face ludicrously attempted a sheepish, deprecating
grin, and he was just mumbling, "We was only playing," when Jerry arrived back, leaped in the air, and sank his teeth into the offending hand.
Cecily threw a deprecating
glance at the Story Girl and Felicity.
It's been accumulating for a long while," said Captain Jim, with a deprecating