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debase
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Emma
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  • He had gone away rejected and mortified—disappointed in a very sanguine hope, after a series of what appeared to him strong encouragement; and not only losing the right lady, but finding himself debased to the level of a very wrong one.
  • Such a debasement on his!

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  • Prosecutors said fighters raped village elders to publicly debase them.
  • Nothing has been left undone to cripple their intellects, darken their minds, debase their moral nature, ...
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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