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to lower in character or quality

to make impure or inferior by deceptively adding foreign substances

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lower in value by increasing the base-metal content

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corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance

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Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 7610, inflicting physical injuries on a minor child to maltreat or malign him/her in a manner that would debase, demean, or degrade his/her dignity constitutes child abuse with a heavier penalty than the crime of physical injuries under the Revised Penal Code.
'It is disheartening that some persons who have had the opportunity of serving our Dear state, a state of Omoluabi would openly defend any absurdity or propensity to loot government property in a manner that debases the true Omoluabi culture that defines us here.'
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It debases the memory of the heroic resistance of the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto and the victims of the Shoa.
Anything that debases or dehumanizes the dignity of a person is an abomination that must end.
Such practice debases and abuses what was originally an excellent idea.
Their hijacking of this terminology debases the very terms social justice and civil rights.