On its being suggested to him that his acceptance of this position would degrade an ex-president, Adams replied that no person could be degraded by serving the people as a representative in congress or, he added, as a selectman of his town.
Every day I stay in this house I degrade myself further.
The expressions "tribu movere" and "aerarium facere," regarded by Mommsen as identical in meaning ("to degrade from a higher tribe to a lower"), are explained by A.
He found, however, a deliberate intention on the part of Austria to humble Prussia, and to degrade her from the position of an equal power, and also great jealousy of Prussia among the smaller German princes, many of whom owed their thrones to the Prussian soldiers, who, as in Saxony and Baden, had crushed the insurgents.
Buying a vintage ring is a great way to get old-fashioned, high-quality craftsmanship, but time and wear can loosen prongs and degrade the condition of the setting.
The downside to tiles with decals is that the decal may eventually degrade - either discolor, bubble, crack or peel - due to cleaning, water and the heat of the kitchen.
The "award-winning" pots for the Amazonia Preciosa face products are 100 percent biodegradable flasks with no chemical ingredients in their composition, and once discarded degrade naturally in eight months.
Hang items like bras and other stretchy garments on a line to dry, as the heat of the dryer causes the elastic to degrade and wear out faster, and the item needs to be replaced more frequently.
Biodegradable bags are made with materials that speed up the decomposition process, but they can still take up to six months to fully degrade, depending on environmental conditions.
Gold. Gold is also used to make body jewelry but should not be used for the initial piercing since body fluids from the healing process can degrade the medal and create an infection.
A small hole in a wall or floor can significantly degrade the performance.
canalize the enemy into EAs, degrade its ground mobility, and increase its time in the killing zone.
This is true of softer lactic cheeses which can degrade quite quickly.
degrade over time.
degrade foods such as vegetables.
A uniform inspection helps Cub Scouts take pride in themselves and their appearance, and shouldn't be used as a way to degrade a member.
compensator lens also corrects for prism effects that can degrade high power viewing.
Environmental bionanotechnology - for example the use of nanoscale instruments to degrade industrial contaminants in soil.
degrade industrial contaminants in soil.
degrade organic pollutants may be enhanced in a bioremediation system.
degrade the DNA completely.
degrade as a result of the radiation.
degrade due to the effect of the sun.
degrade gracefully in older browsers due to careless use of HTML.
hydrolase enzymes which they secrete into the growth medium where they degrade both a and b -linked dietary carbohydrate polymers.
But the ruminant is equipped with the rumen microbes to degrade and utilize such material for food production for humans.
Bioremediation - The ability of soil microorganisms to degrade organic pollutants may be enhanced in a bioremediation system.
The result of any such policy, he warned, would be to degrade Mozambican peasant farmers to the status of landless rural proletarians.
Some enzymes may not participate directly in the cleavage of matrix proteins but instead are capable of activating other proteinases which degrade the matrix.
rumen microbes to degrade and utilize such material for food production for humans.
If she had been a bad wife, the Code allowed him to send her away, while he kept the children and her dowry; or he could degrade her to the position of a slave in his own house, where she would have food and clothing.
She remained mistress of her maid and might degrade her to slavery again for insolence, but could not sell her if she had borne her husband children.
On the 25th of November he was pronounced contumacious by the pope and excommunicated, and a commission was sent to England to degrade him from his office of archbishop. This was done with the usual humiliating ceremonies in Christ Church, Oxford, on the 14th of February 1556, and he was then handed over to the secular power.
The university of Oxford was invited, on the 13th of February 1845, to condemn "Tract XC.," to censure the Ideal, and to degrade Ward from his degrees.
Already the Cid had reached his apotheosis, and Castilian loyalty could not consent to degrade him when banished by his sovereign: "Dios, que buen vassalo si oviese buen senor !"
All the resources of a copious and unclean Latin vocabulary were employed to degrade the objects of his satire; and every crime of which humanity is capable was ascribed to them without discrimination.
They were (1) the inhabitants of conquered towns which had been deprived of local self-government, who possessed the jus conubii and jus commercii, but no political rights; Caere is said to have been the first example of this (353 B.C.); hence the expression "in tabulas Caeritum ref erre" came to mean "to degrade to the status of an aerarius": (2) full citizens subjected to civil degradation (infamia) as the result of following certain professions (e.g.
Trajan's first care as emperor was to write to the senate an assurance like that which had been given by Nerva, that he would neither kill nor degrade any senator.
In the southern part of the Basin Range province the ranges are well dissected and some of the intermont depressions have rock floors with gentle, centripetal slopes; hence it is suggested that the time since the last dislocation in this part of the province is relativel remote; that erosion in the current cycle has here advanced muc farther than in the central or northern parts of the province; and that, either by outwash to the sea or by exportation of wind-borne dust, the depressions-perhaps aggraded for a time in the earlier stages of the cyclehave now been so deeply worn down as to degrade the lower and weaker parts of the tilted blocks to an evenly sloping surface, leaving the higher and harder parts still in relief as residual ranges.
Unlike urea, Clearway products do not degrade to form ammonia, and are therefore not toxic to fish.
Individual strains can degrade a plethora of different xenobiotic substrates, indicating a diverse genetic complement.
May significantly degrade computer system performance.
In addition, the catalytic element needed to fire it up tends to degrade over time and will need to be replaced.
In cold climate areas, these pools may degrade faster due to exposure to ice and snow.
Over time, the assembly could erode and degrade.
Micro-organisms, which degrade other organic substances, will not decompose plastic.
Poly and Starch: Polyethylene material impregnated with starch, usually a cornstarch product, is designed to degrade when exposed to bacterial action.
Heavy use of these types of pain relievers can degrade liver function and the protective properties of milk thistle ease this side effect.
Even if you purchase acai berry supplements, the benefits of acai do not degrade.
When the paint job starts to degrade you can either replace the tile or apply another temporary coat of paint.
It is sometimes worn by the youth and adult Indie crowd in a mocking sense, as this group hopes to degrade the elitism of the sweater vest.
This means when applied they simply do the job and then degrade into harmless, inert compounds.
All three do their job and degrade into harmless compounds.
While we know that the actives will degrade quickly, it is always a good idea to thoroughly wash all fresh vegetables and fruits prior to eating.
While the EPA requires us to label these with proper precautions, the natural actives will degrade very quickly into harmless inert compounds.
The Insect Control should not be applied to blue spruce foliage as the canola oil may degrade the oil that gives the foliage its blue color.
Humidity, sunlight, and temperature changes destroy antique books and degrade the leather and paper.
These drugs will degrade over time and lose their potency.
The fabric is resistant to chlorine, which means it won't fade and degrade as quickly as other conventional swimwear can.
Since heat can degrade this vitamin, liquid K may be kept in the refrigerator section.
Hair color comes from melanin, and the bulbs that produce this pigment degrade as you age, which causes gray hair.
On the one hand they may feel that these women degrade TS women as a whole, making it difficult to find real, loving relationships.
In colder climates where road salt is commonly used to prevent icy roads, this cable could degrade over time and eventually break.
Eventually, the water will degrade your carpet.
Beans begin fermenting the moment they're picked and degrade in quality with each passing hour.
Whether you think shows like A Shot at Love help to degrade women, men, or society, there's something about them that you just can't tear yourself away.
Don't degrade other reality shows as you write this part; focus on why your show will be successful.
This means it does not degrade when it is exposed to sunlight, and may even continue to work up to 24 hours after the initial application!
Parsol 1789: Also known as avobenzone, it is stabilized by octocrylene and thus also will not degrade.
A uniform inspection helps Boy Scouts take pride in themselves and their appearance, and shouldn't be used as a way to degrade a member.
degrade when you get close to the car.
A longer battle involving greater numbers on each side would soon degrade purely due to the physical exhaustion of all involved.
Commercial processors often solve this problem using a heat process called granulation which can degrade nutrients.
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