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synonyms for degenerating

  • descend
  • disintegrate
  • lapse
  • lessen
  • regress
  • revert
  • worsen
  • backslide
  • corrode
  • corrupt
  • decline
  • decrease
  • deprave
  • retrogress
  • return
  • rot
  • sink
  • slip
  • vitiate
  • come apart at seams
  • die on vine
  • disimprove
  • fall off
  • go downhill
  • go to pieces
  • go to the dogs
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antonyms for degenerating

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  • develop
  • grow
  • increase
  • progress
  • aid
  • build
  • help
  • improve
  • rise
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How to use degenerating in a sentence

“This is a community of full blown first class … degenerates which take pleasure in posting losses accumulating into the millions every” month, one expletive-filled post read Tuesday.
AS GAMESTOP STOCK CRUMBLES, NEWBIE TRADERS RECKON WITH HEAVY LOSSESDREW HARWELLFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Soon Conrad Habicht, a mathematics student, joined the conversation, and the three young bohemians formed something of a book club for highbrowed degenerates.
WHEN EINSTEIN TILTED AT WINDMILLS - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSAMANDA GEFTERNOVEMBER 18, 2020NAUTILUS
The fathers, who sometimes made use of these figures, wrote in times and countries in which nearly all the arts were degenerating.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Far from degenerating, the Australians show advance when they supersede their beast or other totem by an eponymous human hero.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
And shall we find in France a country where the general type of the race is degenerating or improving?
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
The idea that the English language is degenerating in America is an absolutely groundless illusion.
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
Dignity prevents love from degenerating into desire, and grace, from esteem turning into fear.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Existing social systems are bad copies of this type, degenerating more or less widely from its perfection.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Until lately, he has seemed quite a fellow for sport, but he is degenerating into a drone.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S CHUMSBURT L. STANDISH
It seemed to me that if a man did not sweat every day, which was to say—labor hard—he very surely was degenerating physically.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
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