degrade

All Verb Noun Adjective
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  • He appears to have been degraded from the title three or four years after its creation.
  • Even the use of his hearing aid would only further degrade his hearing.
  • Thus rather than let a common become degraded, access was restricted even further.
  • In every way it degrades the civil service and the character of the government. Cited from Life of Rutherford B. Hayes, by James Quay Howard
  • All physical works of art are slowly affected and degraded by the natural elements.
  • The performance of a car does not degrade with damage like some other racing games.
  • Color, and its minute effects, seem in some sort to degrade the subject. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • She tells him how after the meeting with her father, she wanted to do something to make her feel degraded.
  • The Yellow Sea is considered among the most degraded marine areas on earth.
  • The market value is not degraded by providing yet another instance of the image.
  • The political situation degraded again quickly, leading to having seven different governments in the space of two years.
  • It has been shown to degrade significantly in light, resulting in less protection over time.
  • It does not require thinking about commercial pressure that often degrades the quality of the software.
  • As more powerful models are damaged, their fighting ability will degrade until they are removed from play.
  • The new forest includes secondary forest on former farmland and so-called degraded forest.
  • No, she would not listen; he should not degrade her by his touch. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • Too much attention to food, too much attention to the care of the body and exercise will degrade even character. Cited from How to Add Ten Years to your Life and to Double Its Satisfactions, Curry
  • This kind of motion degrades cross section performance due to the following phenomenon.
  • Their situation is so degraded that no great wisdom is needed to debate them in these conditions.
  • If I quarrel with you, even the lady on my side will degrade me.
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Meaning of degrade

  • verb Reduce the level of land, as by erosion
  • verb Lower the grade of something; reduce its worth