Debase – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing
Debase: (Verb) /dɪˈbeɪs/
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to make someone or something lose its value or people’s respect
Cheapen, Demoralize, Demean
Debase a currency/ coinage
For IELTS Speaking:.
“To deny the truth on grounds of faith alone debases both science and religion.”
“Even the love of Troilus and Cressida is debased by the Trojan atmosphere, and misplaced values.”
For IELTS Writing:
“By adding base metals, the leaders debased the currency, hurting its value, and fueling inflation.”
Match the word below to complete these sentences.
elemental, emanate, decadent, enervate,debasing, equations
- Casinos sound such arbitrary and ………….. places; nobody would want their economy’s fate to be determined in one.
- When you reduce some-thing to its most …………….. state, its nuclear core, you can generalise from there.
- This whole extravaganza is demeaning, ……………. and deeply damaging to what should be serious political discourse, the protesters complain.
- Whimperings, body movements, tail-wags, even little yelps are all heard to ……………… from sleeping canines.
- Feeling at once ………………. and threatened, the enterprise collectively hunkers into a defensive, self-protective posture.
- Mathematicians scribble ……………………. on blackboards and program supercomputers to make the billions of calculations needed to break a tough code.
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