1、de- "down" + tract- + -ion.
- detraction (n.)
- mid-14c., from Old French detraccion "detraction, disparagement, denigration," from Latin detractionem (nominative detractio) "a drawing off," from past participle stem of detrahere "take down, pull down, disparage," from de- "down" (see de-) + trahere "to pull" (see tract (n.1)). The fem. form detractress is attested from 1716.
- 1. Faced with such detraction, scientists characteristically retort that science, unlike witchcraft, works.
- 面对诋毁, 科学家们出于天性给予反驳,宣称科学不是巫术, 确实有效.
- 2. Envy has no other quality But that of detraction from virtue.
- 3. Envy has no other quality but that of detraction from virtue.
- 4. Detraction will not suffer it.
- 5. Detraction pursues the great.
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