I refer to the degraded poor, not now to the degraded rich.
That body, at all events, could not be degraded save by its own act.
Has he been degraded into a field marshal, or into a soldier?
Like Umbrian also, but unlike Latin and Oscan, it has degraded all the diphthongs into simple vowels (Volscian se parallel to Oscan svai; Volscian deue, Old Latin and Oscan deivai or deiuoi).
The original territory still preserves to a large degree its irregularity of surface, but its hills have been much degraded or wholly razed.