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adjective as in reprobate

adjective as in decadent

noun as in pervert

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noun as in brute

noun as in debaucher

noun as in dirty old man

noun as in fiend

verb as in rust

verb as in retrogress

verb as in devolve

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verb as in come down

verb as in descend

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You’d put a mask on the little degenerate to keep him from spewing it all too far.

It is hifalutin talk for an industry currently dominated by financial sharks and Bitcoin whales who frequently describe themselves as “degenerates.”

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Prove that there is a set of n points in the plane such that the distance between any two points is irrational and each set of three points determines a non-degenerate triangle with rational area.

Losses can also occur after a chance gene duplication, when the superfluous copy degenerates, since selection no longer preserves it.

Over the subsequent two quarters, SERP visibility continued to degenerate with a lingering active manual penalty.

Then, with a grin, “And we all know how degenerate those people are.”

The popular narrative is that Hitler and his Nazi regime thought all modern art was "degenerate."

Being a fan of Liquid Sky carries the cachet of degenerate hipness to this day, 32 years after it was filmed.

Few of us would argue that such thoughts render someone a moral degenerate—or even as grievously ignorant.

Protests that routinely degenerate into rock-throwing are not, in fact, nonviolent.

What the armor-bearer was for the warlike races of old, such is the tchbukdi for their degenerate descendants.

Avoid sarcasm; it will, unconsciously to yourself, degenerate into pertness, and often downright rudeness.

He observes, also, that these grapes degenerate in the south, but do well in the north in dry and stony soil.

We infer from his writings that his age was degenerate and corrupt, but, as we have already said, his reproofs were gentle.

The Curaoa track is hardly passable, but it must be trod to-morrow by the degenerate feet of their successor the Wallaroos.

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On this page you'll find 2031 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to degenerate, such as: disgraceful, egregious, hateful, heinous, ignominious, and monstrous.

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