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dētrectō or -trāctō avī, ātus, āre,

to decline, refuse, reject, shirk: militiam, Cs.: pericula, Ta.: certamen, L.: iuga, V.: vincla pedum, Tb.: alcuius iussa, Ta.: num consulto detrectarent, L. —Fig., to lower in estimation, depreciate, disparage: bonos, S.: virtutes, L.: bene facta maligne, O.

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