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debase
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
to degrade (decrease) the purity, quality, or status of something — often morality or metals
  • It's interesting to speculate on the reasons that make men so anxious to debase themselves.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (62% in)
  • When the name of Gail Wynand became a threat in the publishing world, a group of newspaper owners took him aside—at a city charity affair which all had to attend—and reproached him for what they called his debasement of the public taste.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (68% in)

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