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debase
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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Definition
to degrade (decrease) the purity, quality, or status of something — often morality or metals
  • This is probably one of the reasons why Japanese soldiers in World War II debased their prisoners with such zeal, seeking to take from them that which was most painful and destructive to lose.
    p. 140.9

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