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debase
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition
to degrade (decrease) the purity, quality, or status of something — often morality or metals
  • How could she, Ellen's daughter, with her upbringing, have sat there and listened to such debasing words and then made such a shameless reply?
    3.19 (96% in)
  • Drink and dissipation had done their work on the coin-clean profile and now it was no longer the head of a young pagan prince on new-minted gold but a decadent, tired Caesar on copper debased by long usage.
    5.63 (7% in)

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