Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to reduce to dishonour or disgrace
No-one should feel degraded at their place of work.
Sinonimi
demean
All this talk of money just demeans us.
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disgrace
These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
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humiliate
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
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shame
I wouldn't shame my family by trying that.
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corrupt
Cruelty depraves and corrupts.
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humble
the little car company that humbled the industry giants
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discredit
He says his accusers are trying to discredit him.
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pervert
He was accused of perverting the nation's youth.
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debase
I won't debase myself by answering that question.
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dishonour
I don't want to dishonour the men and women who risk their lives to keep us safe.
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cheapen
Love is a word cheapened by overuse.
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to reduce in status or quality
the ability to meet human needs without degrading the environment
Sinonimi
damage
The strong winds damaged the fence.
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injure
Too much stress can injure your health.
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harm
a warning that the product may harm the environment
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mar
A number of problems marred the smooth running of the event.
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undermine
This will undermine their chances of success.
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weaken
Her opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
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spoil
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
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impair
The bright sunshine was impairing my vision.
(verbo ) 
Definition
to decompose into atoms or smaller molecules
This substance degrades rapidly in the soil.
Sinonimi
break down
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decay
The dead leaves slowly decayed.
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degenerate
The argument degenerated into a fist fight.
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atrophy
His muscle atrophied, and he had difficulty walking.
(verbo ) 
Definition
to reduce in status or quality
He was degraded to a lower rank.
Sinonimi
demote
If managers prove inefficient they should be demoted.
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reduce
They wanted the army reduced to a police force.
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lower
Don't lower yourself. Don't be the way they are.
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downgrade
His superiors downgraded him.
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depose
The president was deposed in a coup.
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Contrari
(verbo ) 
Sinonimi
adulterate
The food had been adulterated to increase its weight.
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doctor
He had administered the sedatives by doctoring the dog's food.
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thin
Aspirin thins the blood, letting it flow more easily.
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weaken
a glass of whisky weakened with soda
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dilute
Dilute the syrup well with cooled, boiled water.
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water down

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of atrophy
Definition
to waste away
His muscle atrophied, and he had difficulty walking.
in the sense of cheapen
Definition
to lower the reputation of
Love is a word cheapened by overuse.
in the sense of corrupt
Definition
to make corrupt
Cruelty depraves and corrupts.

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