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degenerate
used in Misery

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Definition
to grow worse; or describing a person or situation that is worse in the sense of deviating from what is socially acceptable
  • Her n's were textbook neat, a striking comparison with his own, which had degenerated into a humpbacked scrawl.
    Part 3 — Paul (12% in)
  • Millions might scoff, but only because they failed to realize how pervasive the influence of art , even of such a degenerate sort as popular fiction , could become.
    Part 3 — Paul (20% in)

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