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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of degrade.

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Examples

  • Mr Heffer's article quickly degrades from the subject of St George's Day to one that would have you believe that the English are somehow an oppressed nation sucked dry by the needs of fourth rate Celtic politicians.

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  • They say the movie title "Slumdog" should be changed as the word degrades the already downtrodden.

    CNN Transcript Feb 19, 2009

  • "For that reason the name degrades him the more, and lowers him from an intellectual phenomenon to a physical attribute, which is vulgar.

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  • The psalm throbs with exultation, but no human victor's name degrades the singer's lips.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Psalms

  • Risky online behavior exposes many to lawsuits American Meat Institute - Meat Safety - Food Safety - NAPS-TV Poll says recall degrades Toyota's brand image

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  • Cilantro is delicious - however using the word leftover kind of degrades this in the beginning.

    Cilantro-Lover's Leftover Chicken Salad

  • Mahaffey said she and another student filed complaints with Lopez's dean about halfway through the semester following a lecture in which he said that sexual behavior involving less than 5 percent of the population should be classified as a mental disorder and that homosexuality "degrades" society.

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  • Mahaffey said she and another student filed complaints with Lopez's dean about halfway through the semester following a lecture in which he said that sexual behaviour involving less than 5 per cent of the population should be classified as a mental disorder and that homosexuality "degrades" society.

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  • I take issue with the claims made by Peter Blair '12 in his most recent column ( "Love Beyond the Brain," Jan. 28) that recent scientific studies' reduction of love to physical processes "seems tenuous" and that such reduction "degrades" and deprives love of

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  • CBC : "Father Lucien Larre said elevating Morgentaler to the Order of Canada "degrades" the award for those who believe in the sanctity of human life.

    Archive 2008-07-01

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