Example sentences for: degenerates

How can you use “degenerates” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Eventually the film degenerates into "Patch Android " (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ). (Click here for more on Asimov.)

  • There are also more sophisticated, interlocking parodies, as when grim-faced NORAD radar operators tune in Jerry Springer and find Seth and Dr. Evil in the middle of a show called "My Father Is Evil and Wants To Take Over the World"--a segment that degenerates into bleeping and fisticuffs when the archvillain rushes an indignant Klansman.

  • Unfortunately, the mistake is compounded and perpetuated by dragging in expressions like man in the street, the average working man , and others, and, as a result, the entire argument degenerates.

  • When a nation's best-educated citizens and professional wordsmiths can unblushingly commit blunders such as these, is it any wonder that public discourse so often degenerates into slanging matches and the bitter exchange of empty slogans?


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