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degenerates

noun
plural of degenerate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person who has sunk below the normal moral standard
  • a degenerate who is uninterested in anything but his own gratification

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degenerates

verb
present tense third-person singular of degenerate

Synonyms & Antonyms of degenerates (Entry 2 of 2)

to become worse or of less value
  • over the years the community-minded organization degenerated into a club for loafers

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“Degenerates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/degenerates. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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