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Detract, as in
Her straggly hair takes away from her otherwise attractive appearance
Second half of 1800s
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take away from
(...) and opinions which men neither give themselves nor take away from themselves.
François La Rochefoucauld, Duc De
(...) of the office.... I can't do anything that might take away from the Presidency any of its...
Take away from the courts, if it could be taken away, the power to issue injunctions in labor...
William Howard Taft