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debase and make vulgar

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act in a vulgar manner

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Although the verb has lost some of its original potency, its use here is very much in keeping with satire's tendency to vulgarise (in both the original and modern sense) sexual vocabulary.
A: Because it cheapens and vulgarises countries, reducing their complexity and richness to the level of a childish, superficial stereotype.
Would he have preferred to still be in that position to avoid being the subject of gossip that vulgarises politics?
De l'avis d'autres auteurs, une telle impossibilite revele que certains medicaments dont les risques ne peuvent etre vulgarises ne devraient tout simplement pas pouvoir faire l'objet de publicite aux Etats-Unis, ou la PDMO est presentement permise (195).
Vulgarises, ces documents raviveront, dans le coeur du peuple, le Souvenir du passe, ils mettront a l'honneur le devoir de la Fidelite >> (Monnier 11 mai 1946).
In this production of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood for the newly-formed Wales Theatre Company -who are quite excellent and deserve much praise -Bogdanov still manages to introduce both fellatio and masturbation which may raise a cheap laugh but vulgarises Thomas in the process.
Television vulgarises and seduces: the advertising on British TV is probably the best in the world, and that's a bad thing.