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Definition of debase:

  1. To lower in quality, purity, or value; to adulterate; to degrade.
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Examples of usage for debase:

  1. History, as read in Scripture, is indeed a long relation of heroic resistance or of base compliance in the presence of influences which are at work to debase modern peoples as well as those of old. – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  2. Prolonged solitude may debase a man to the savage or exalt him to the saint; it never leaves him the mere man he was. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  3. It will depend on ourselves whether the dance will debase the nation, as it has so often done in the history of civilization, or whether it will help to lead it to new heights of beauty and harmony, as it has not seldom done before. – Psychology and Social Sanity by Hugo Münsterberg

Quotes for debase:

  1. The spectacle of a great, solvent government paying a fictitious price for gold it did not want and did not need and doing it on purpose to debase the value of its own paper currency was one to astonish the world.
  2. And for man to look upon himself as a capital good, even if it did not impair his freedom, may seem to debase him... by investing in themselves, people can enlarge the range of choice available to them. It is one way free men can enhance their welfare.
  3. For the president to resign now would be wrong. President Clinton may have debased himself with his behavior, but we shouldn't debase the office with an impulsive overreaction.

Rhymes for debase:

  1. ace, base, bass, brace, case, chase, dace, embrace, encase, erase, face, glace, grace, heyse, lace, mace, misplace, pace, place, race, replace, retrace, space, thrace, trace, vase, chace, incase, cayce, lambastes, wace, nace, caisse;
  2. abase, apace, deface, disgrace, displace, efface;
  3. interlace;
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