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degrade
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A Tale of Two Cities
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degrade
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • In my degradation I have not been so degraded but that the sight of you with your father, and of this home made such a home by you, has stirred old shadows that I thought had died out of me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The only consideration that appeared to affect the mind of either of them was the consideration that this was highly degrading to the family, and was ridiculous.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In my degradation I have not been so degraded but that the sight of you with your father, and of this home made such a home by you, has stirred old shadows that I thought had died out of me.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: degraded the quality
as in: her comments were degrading
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