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used in Catch-22

5 uses
  • 'You're antagonistic to the idea of being robbed, exploited, degraded, humiliated or deceived.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (85% in)
  • Kraft was a skinny, harmless kid from Pennsylvania who wanted only to be liked, and was destined to be disappointed in even so humble and degrading an ambition.
    Chapter 6 — Hungry Joe (49% in)
  • Major Major had bought the dark glasses and false mustache in Rome in a final, futile attempt to save himself from the swampy degradation into which he was steadily sinking.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (75% in)
  • It was degrading to have to depend so thoroughly on a person who had been educated at a state university.
    Chapter 19 — Colonel Cathcart (22% in)
  • We haven't got a stitch of clothing, and it's going to be very degrading and embarrassing for the person who has to go downstairs through the lobby to get some.'
    Chapter 33 — Nately's Whore (55% in)

There are no more uses of "degrade" in Catch-22.

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