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degenerate

US [dɪˈdʒenəreɪt]
UK [dɪˈdʒenəreɪt]
  • v.退化;简并;堕落;衰败
  • adj.堕落的;退化的(动物);〔遗〕简并的;变质的
  • n.堕落的人;退化的动物;颓废艺术;堕落者
  • Web蜕化;变性
Present Participle:degenerating  Past Tense:degenerated  Simple Present:degenerates  
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v.
1.
[i]
恶化;蜕变;衰退to become worse, for example by becoming lower in quality or weaker
Her health degenerated quickly.
她的健康状况迅速恶化。
The march degenerated into a riot.
示威游行变成了暴动。
adj.
1.
堕落的;颓废的having moral standards that have fallen to a level that is very low and unacceptable to most people
a degenerate popular culture
颓废的大众文化
2.
退化的;简并的having returned to a simple structure; lacking sth that is usually present
n.
1.
堕落的人a person whose behaviour shows moral standards that have fallen to a very low level

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