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degrade
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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.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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as in: her comments were degrading Define
reducing human dignity
as in: degraded the quality Define
to decrease the value of something
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