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It is only just to say, that the officers exhibited a degree of courage far beyond any thing we had expected from them.
He asked what time was usually spent in determining between right and wrong, and what degree of expense?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
But the Mexican caballeros had no notion of coming up to the scratch a third time.
This was somewhat tiresome; and, after a rather feeble attempt at a third laugh, Davy said, "I don't feel like it any more."
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was a bookbinder previous to going upon the stage; and acquired a high degree of reputation as an actor.
On the third day after the declaration of his recall, Ripperda took his official leave, and presented his son in his new office.
His Indian repute had not preceded him to such degree as to make the way easy for him through the London crowd.
This is often of great advantage, as the strength of repose is expressed to a great degree in restraint of movement.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Nor are these defects compensated by any high degree of merit in the delineation of the characters.

WORDS RELATED TO THIRD-DEGREE

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION