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debase

Synonyms of debase in English:

verb

  • 1 the code of chivalry has been debased and sentimentalized
    degrade, devalue, demean, lower the status of, reduce the status of, cheapen, prostitute, discredit, drag down, drag through the mud, tarnish, blacken, blemish;
    disgrace, dishonour, shame, bring shame to, humble, humiliate;
    damage, harm, undermine
    [Antonyms] enhance
  • 2 copper hardens the coin without significantly debasing the silver
    reduce in value, reduce in quality;
    dilute, alloy
    rare vitiate
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