Sentence Examples


  • They are small degenerate animals with a relatively firm integument.
  • Cattle and horses, where introduced, are found to degenerate rather rapidly unless the supply of fresh stock is kept up. Birds are more numerous than mammals, among the most important kinds being the pigeons and doves, especially the fruit-eating pigeons.
  • These very thick seams are, however, rarely constant in character for any great distance, being found commonly to degenerate into carbonaceous shales, or to split up into thinner beds by the intercalation of shale bands or partings.
  • In this way he claimed that he had secured liberty in its rights without allowing it to degenerate into licence.
  • The horses and cattle are of a degenerate type, small, ungainly and inured to neglect and hard usage.