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degeneratenoun corrupt person, debased person, debauchee, decadent person, degraded person, depraved person, derelict, disreputable person, immoral person, rapscallion, recreant, scamp, scapegrace, transgressor, wastrel, worthless person
degenerateverb atrophy, be destroyed, be reduced in worth, be worse, become depraved, become deteriooated, become enfeebled, become impaired, become lower in quality, become notably worse, become perverted, beeome tainted, become worse, break up, canker, come down, consume, corrupt, crumble, debase, debase in quallty, debauch, decay, decline, decompose, degenerare, deprave, derange, deteriorate, dilapidate, disband, disintegrate, disorder, dissolve, ebb, erode, fall apart, fall away, fall into decay, fall off, fall to pieces, get worse, go bad, go to pieces, grow weak, grow worse, languish, lapse, lessen in worth, lose morale, make inferior in value, make lower in character, make worse, moulder, poison, pollute, putrefy, render chaotic, retrogress, rot, run down, shrivel, sicken, sink, sink to a lower condition, taint, vitiate, wane, waste, wear, wear away, wither, worsen
See also: bad, contaminate, corrupt, debauch, decadent, decay, decline, depraved, depreciate, deteriorate, dissolute, ebb, ignoble, immoral, lawless, lessen, nefarious, offensive, perverse, pervert, profligate, recidivate, regressive, relapse, reprobate, taint, tainted, vicious