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David Copperfield
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  • 'To degrade YOU?' said Mr. Creakle.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If I had seen an Ape taking command of a Man, I should hardly have thought it a more degrading spectacle.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All this time I was working at Murdstone and Grinby's in the same common way, and with the same common companions, and with the same sense of unmerited degradation as at first.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I meant, Mr. Creakle,' he returned in a low voice, 'as I said; that no pupil had a right to avail himself of his position of favouritism to degrade me.  (not reviewed by editor)

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