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    degrade

    degrade - Dictionary definition and meaning for word degrade

    Definition
    (verb) reduce the level of land, as by erosion Definition
    (verb) reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    Synonyms : demean , disgrace , put down , take down
    Example Sentence
    • She tends to put down younger women colleagues
    • His critics took him down after the lecture
    Definition
    (verb) lower the grade of something; reduce its worth
    Synonyms : cheapen
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for degrade

de(belittle)+grade

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