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degrade
Used in
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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  • To think I should have lived to be leading such a life, and be degraded down into such company.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am the lineal descendant of that infant—I am the rightful Duke of Bridgewater; and here am I, forlorn, torn from my high estate, hunted of men, despised by the cold world, ragged, worn, heart-broken, and degraded to the companionship of felons on a raft!  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: degraded the quality
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