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Degenerate in a sentence

Obedience is the sign of the degenerate.
All the symptoms of degenerate life were in her.
Dirty, degenerate, and hideously desecrated was this scene.
I’ve had a degenerate punting account for ten years.
He also said that in degenerate times he would appear in an.
But now I heard the words, bestial and filthy and degenerate.
In this spiritually degenerate time there are five impurities.
I need to rename the account the degenerate gambling account.
How long it had stood here, not even its degenerate inhabitants knew.
A drunken degenerate was attacking a slave girl on the public highway.
It is not for God to obey the often misguided and degenerate laws of mankind.
Just in case it isn’t a ghost, but some degenerate trying to mess with us.
A list of the degenerate state of the land of Canaan follows in verses 21 to the.
In our school the boys' faces seemed in a special way to degenerate and grow stupider.
Depending on the mindset of that civilization, such an encounter could degenerate into war.
They caused that revolution, at first so remarkable for its unanimity, to degenerate into a quarrel.
They painted Bob as a non-conforming degenerate preying on people’s weak minds and trusting hearts.
And all is well, provided that the light returns and that the eclipse does not degenerate into night.
Their eyes are usually degenerate, which is only to be expected of an animal living in total darkness.
Without the accepted hierarchy and externally imposed discipline it could easily degenerate into anarchy.
Natala believed it to be the elixir described by Thalis, which lent vigor and vitality to the degenerate Xuthal.
Then, under the influence either of poverty or of wealth, workmen and their work are equally liable to degenerate?
She has always been somewhat degenerate and with her husband safely cremated, she now openly satisfies her whims as they occur.
This, coming from a degenerate who routinely abused his body (over the years) with drugs and alcohol and heaven knows what else.
It would not be difficult to contrive a story about why degenerate communication is good, for this sort of evolutionary story-.
This contact is degenerate in the sense that different collections of atoms may interact to produce the same or similar contact.
He said he wanted me to take over Private, that Tommy was a degenerate gambler and was running the business Dad had backed into the ground.
The pharmaceutical industry, government agencies, and other animal abusers have so much clout with the degenerate lawmakers of Washington, D.
Jesus first walked around to near where this degenerate husband stood and wrote upon the sand a few words which caused him to depart in haste.
He pointed out that overmuch sympathy and pity may degenerate into serious emotional instability; that enthusiasm may drive on into fanaticism.
His degenerate little mind would come to the conclusion that the CIA might try to recruit Gould to help them get their hands on his old -handler.
Here they entered the ring with long daggers in mortal combat with helpless beast, to satiate the wicked lusts of ten thousand degenerate spectators.
Hitler was the supreme antithesis of German blonde health: just like FDR a degenerate cripple, who was the supreme antithesis of American youth and health.
In the gross emphasis of his attributes, in the leer of his satyr-countenance, was reflected the abominable cynicism of the degenerate cult which deified him.
When the animal has no opportunity to exercise its muscles the latter degenerate, and nourishment, instead of being converted into energy, is turned into fat.
Sironka was not overly surprised; he had heard many tales from the military regarding some of the degenerate behaviour of the ferals, and the Dravidiens in particular.
His features, allowing for the strains and stains of battle and his hiding in the marshes, reflected that same untamed wildness, but they were neither evil nor degenerate.
He smiled happily as he looked at his arsenal weapon that just ended the lives of three delinquents that were probably not worth the sperm their degenerate fathers squirted out.
She said that Dennis Martin was a degenerate womanizer and a stalker with a well-honed gift for emotional abuse but that he had a good reputation in the community and was well spoken.
What is the general condition of the people: the children are half-starving and degenerate; the houses are full of vermin; an everlasting dull round of labour, of submission, and of sadness.

Even the Maasai, who had resisted the degenerating effects of civilisation, were now suffering.
Winter was fading, and yet the mood of the village remained lethargic, degenerating into a funereal sentiment.
More likely the Rotham trust for the Imperial Military is degenerating with each successive attack by Raidan.
Gāndhi, in the face of bitter criticism from his followers, withdrew the whole movement on the ground that it was degenerating into mob rule.
As to my own little practice, it seems to be degenerating into an agency for recovering lost lead pencils and giving advice to young ladies from boarding-schools.
Under existing circumstances the community is menaced by another equally great danger - the people are mentally and physically degenerating from lack of proper food and clothing.
But Watteau's great accomplishment was in doing this without degenerating into feeble prettiness, and this he did by an insistence on character in his figures, particularly his men.
They had to carry him on a stretcher to the crusade venue because he could no longer walk on his two legs on account of his prolonged degenerating poor health that has weakened his bones.
Yigael Yadin, Chief of Staff of the Haganah, was both tense and apprehensive as he sipped his cup of tea: the discussion between David Ben-Gurion and Major General Dows was quickly degenerating into a verbal confrontation.
If, in our domestic animals, any part or the whole animal be neglected, and no selection be applied, that part (for instance, the comb in the Dorking fowl) or the whole breed will cease to have a uniform character: and the breed may be said to be degenerating.
Laughing without orders indicates f leftist longhaired liberal f ways with communist tendencies, but fortunately for the f Rooinek and I, he, Sergeant van der Merwe by the grace of General Coetzee blah blah blah, knows how to cure this f profound f error in my f personality and f stop me from degenerating into communist.
Can it be changed? Will it ever be different? Can Greegs be changed back to their original form en masse? Is there a more effective way of stopping them from degenerating into Greegdom and keeping their Greegeromody under wraps than the current method of dividing them up into Carnivals? These are the sorts of bets we hope to settle on the Ultimate & Grand Greeg Carnival.
The majority of rich men, similarly, in our time are no longer composed of the most refined and cultured men of society, as used to be the case, but of coarse accumulators of wealth, who are interested only in their enrichment, for the most part by dishonest means, or of degenerating descendants of these accumulators, who not only do not play any prominent part in society, but in the majority of cases are subject to universal contempt.
So Victoria degenerated over there.
Democracy had degenerated into ochlocracy (rule of the mob).
Everything has degenerated in this century, even the rascals.
Somehow, we’ve degenerated as a culture to the point where we.
It has also been suggested that humans have degenerated due to sin.
Over time, the most degenerated and sorry excuses for what were once human.
Seems a shame that he later degenerated into B class movies, and was killed in a plane crash.
We are no longer pals; our friendship has degenerated to a rather chilly working relationship.
IT REALLY TOOK HIM BACK, the old neighborhood, though it had changed—some would say degenerated.
In some it is more, in others it is less worn, clipt, and otherwise degenerated from that standard.
But the majority of them in course of time degenerated into a class of mere wage earners, having no.
How could things have degenerated over the years to this? They were so in love; they had been through so much together.
As the debate in the CNN studios degenerated quickly into an exchange of hot words, Obama shook his head in frustration.
That had quickly degenerated into a general bug out by a whole company that had opened a big hole in the American defensive network.
The result was that towards the end, the fighting degenerated into senseless destruction for the sake of merely continuing the struggle.
She found her former ability to have degenerated to the production of a hollow rush of wind through the lips, and no clear note at all.
The civil came to predominate over the military character ; and the standing armies of Rome gradually degenerated into a corrupt, neglected.
You have learned that the focus of mankind throughout millions of years of development has always degenerated into destruction, violence, and greed.
The poorness of the pasture had, in his opinion, occasioned the degradation of their cattle, which degenerated sensibly from me generation to another.
Harris knew this from intelligence reports, but continued with his area bombing campaign, even though it had degenerated into the random killing of civilians.
With every word they spoke, their quarrel became worse and degenerated into a serious argument to the point where they were cursing and swearing at each other.
The race used to be very industrious and intelligent, but have since degenerated into a bunch of party animals without a care, who live for nothing but a good time.
The small, narrow path had degenerated into a granite crevice with pockmarks and surfaces of chipped rock that one had to climb using his hands as well as his feet.
The discussion quickly degenerated into an animated, excited exchange of comments and suggestions, prompting a smiling Boran Kern to call the Council to order with his gavel.
He also told everyone that the proceedings of the conference had degenerated in to a ‘debating society’ suggesting that they were not going to achieve anything worthwhile.
People might live longer now, but they’re simply living longer while being overweight, crippled with degenerated joints, plagued with heart disease and cancers, and on and on.
In the disorder of the past year, when the central command fell apart and the revolution degenerated into a bloody rivalry of leaders, it was impossible to determine any responsibility.
Another interesting facet of undue influence claims is that they can involve the degenerated mental state of the will maker without relating that state to the property or to whom it goes.
But of course! Greeg is merely a sort of classification for any species that has given up on progressing and evolving, and degenerated completely to the lowest possible rung on the ladder.
The mission has degenerated from general and applied research to the control of the academic standards for great and proud institutions, such as ours and our sister university at Chapel Hill.
In ancient Italy, how much the cultivation of corn degenerated, how unprofitable it became to the master, when it fell under the management of slaves, is remarked both by Pliny and Columella.
But may it not be, that while the whales of the present hour are an advance in magnitude upon those of all previous geological periods; may it not be, that since Adam's time they have degenerated?
When none of these crushing victories materialized: it quickly degenerated into what was coined a Trench War: since so many trenches were dug… not that they had planned it this way: it just happened.
Dynasties and aristocracies which have disregarded the laws of nature have decreased in numbers and degenerated in stature; 'mariages de convenance' leave their enfeebling stamp on the offspring of them (King Lear).
His marital duties as a responsible breadwinner had degenerated into a struggle to keep his family afloat financially, which brought about feelings of frustration and inadequacy that were always bubbling up inside him.
If only, their legitimate aspirations of political ascendancy were allowed to come to fruition under the Congress banner, the politics of the day would not have degenerated into caste combinations and communal permutations.
The Army first intervened in Angola to safeguard the large Ruacana-Calueque hydro-electric scheme just across the border when all pretensions of law and order disappeared after Portugal left and Angola degenerated into a civil war.
Inasmuch, then, as this Leviathan comes floundering down upon us from the head-waters of the Eternities, it may be fitly inquired, whether, in the long course of his generations, he has not degenerated from the original bulk of his sires.
What is more, unlike Mahatma Gandhi the Gujarati, whose ‘inclusive ideology’ degenerated into the Indian political expedient of Muslim appeasement, Modi’s redefinition of ‘secular ideology’ as ‘India first’ has begun to capture the middle-class Hindu imagination.
His once blissful union based on the young couple’s high expectations of everlasting love had degenerated into an impersonal routine of convenience since it was easier for him and his wife to continue on their downward trajectory rather than go through a traumatic and painful process of separation.
Who, exactly, are the degenerates?
A herd of beer swilling degenerates.
You loved putting the degenerates behind bars.
While the body ages and degenerates, those in-.
Most of the people who lived there were moral degenerates.
She degenerates into a mere slut! She is tired of trying to please me uncommonly early.
These idolized degenerates had been inter-marrying between each other for hundreds of years.
Every one will have cataract sooner or later because the eye’s natural lens degenerates over time.
And the manner? What more natural than to use the dope fiends and the degenerates of the Montmartre gang?
I hereby confess to failing to understand how these degenerates have been able to rise so far in American politics.
These Nazis degenerates have called our hell, the final solution, but without knowing that it is in fact our Final Salvation.
He felt, in a sense, beheld; anyone who cared to look out a back window right now might have seen them, two degenerates hunched in a circle of light.
It wasn’t the sort of place she would ever patronize on her own, crawling with whores and degenerates, but her spirits brightened with the old memories so, with a light, lively step she went in to enjoy a drink in the bar where it had all began.
And even a mind with a tendency to reason for itself was persecuted and intimidated from every source by the instruments of brute degenerates, and has accomplished just what these men anticipated—A plane where the few do the thinking for the many.
Like iron that lying idle degenerates into a mass of useless rust, like water that in an unruffled pool sickens into a stagnant and corrupt state, so without action the spirit of men turns to a dead thing, loses its force, ceases prompting us to leave some trace of ourselves on this earth.
If she tries to squeeze large profits out of this pattern by setting a large profit target, it is unlikely to work because the signal has no power that far out; the market degenerates into random noise a few bars after each occurrence of the signal—the profit target must respect this reality.

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