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degrade
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degrade
Used in
Sense and Sensibility
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  • Mrs. John Dashwood now installed herself mistress of Norland; and her mother and sisters-in-law were degraded to the condition of visitors.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • and this dear parlour in which our acquaintance first began, and in which so many happy hours have been since spent by us together, you would degrade to the condition of a common entrance, and every body would be eager to pass through the room which has hitherto contained within itself more real accommodation and comfort than any other apartment of the handsomest dimensions in the world could possibly afford.  (not reviewed by editor)

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