Example sentences for: degenerate

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

  • Of these 17 pseudogenes, 15 are recombinationally derived (with introns, in tandem to their functional paralogs), one ( Mgstl-Psi ) is retrotransposed (with a poly(A) tail, lacking introns which its functional paralog possesses), and one is too degenerate to classify definitively.

  • This tradeoff between enumerating all possible words and capturing degenerate positions in binding sites was compounded by the very large number of pairwise word combinations that were enumerated.

  • The nearly unrelieved squalor of this career goes side by side with a self-consciously decadent and degenerate lifestyle.

  • The book is said to degenerate into a jeremiad when Rhodes anoints mad-cow disease "the new Black Death."

  • "Heroic" and civic journalism do often degenerate into idiotic rah-rah cheerleading.


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