Sentence Examples


  • By the middle of the century, logical studies had lost to a great extent their real interest and application, and had degenerated into trivial displays of ingenuity.
  • No, the conversation hadn't degenerated, though Denton certainly would have insisted so.
  • It became the granary of Rome and the free population naturally degenerated and died out.
  • This scheme, with the addition of a pair of trumpets and drums and, occasionally, oboes, forms the normal orchestra of 18th-century Masses developed or degenerated from this model.
  • Their asceticism degenerated into legalism, their claim to a monopoly of pure Christianity made them arrogant.
 

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