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noun as in cardinal points

noun as in compass rose

noun as in temperature

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Example Sentences

They are afflicted with “progressive spiritual emptiness,” he said, which no amount of academic honors and degrees can fill.

At that time, only 16 Congolese were known to have college degrees.

Detainees were hosed down while shackled naked, and placed in rooms with temperatures as low as 59 degrees Fahrenheit.

There are fans, but Hetflaisz never once saw an air-conditioning unit—and temperatures get up to 100 degrees.

Six months out of the year, the temperatures exceed 100 degrees.

It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.

I then found myself hoisted up by degrees, at least three feet higher than I was before.

The first commencement of Union College for conferring degrees in the arts and sciences.

It is about three leagues wide and is forty-four and one half degrees from the Equator.

The fleet cannot see itself wiped out by degrees; and yet, without the fleet, how are we soldiers to exist?


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to degrees, such as: compass rose, half points, and quarter points.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.