Depreciate: decrease in value
Sentence: The building depreciated over the years.
At first glance, this word looks like it should be the opposite of appreciation. De-appreciate. Depreciate. However, this word has nothing to do with appreciation. It has to do with value.
Depreciate is one of the most commonly misused words in the English language according to the Independent.
Remember to use it correctly.
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