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degrade
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Mansfield Park
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  • That Miss Crawford should endeavour to secure a meeting between him and Mrs. Rushworth, was all in her worst line of conduct, and grossly unkind and ill-judged; but she hoped he would not be actuated by any such degrading curiosity.  (not reviewed by editor)

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