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degrade
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Gone with the Wind
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  • It was the final degradation for her to think of Ashley reduced to the state of these other soldiers.
  • Instead of being ashamed at having his degrading occupation thrown in his face, he seemed pleased and laughed uproariously, slapping Hugh on the back.

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  • But Georgia, by its stubborn resistance, had so far escaped this final degradation.
  • And no matter which side they took, the relatives heartily deplored the fact that India had taken it upon herself to wash the family dirty linen so publicly and involve Ashley in so degrading a scandal.

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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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