Some of these had indeed been tamed, but more had been degraded.
He need no longer fear that Alice would be degraded in the eyes of Evelyn.
She had called him hers while another woman held his vows, and she was degraded.
Mites are not true insects, but are the most degraded of spiders.
Besides, it was borrowed from the syllabus of a degraded superstition.
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