Definition of Depraves
1. deprave [v] - See also: deprave
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depraves
Literary usage of Depraves
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Shahmah in Pursuit of Freedom; Or, The Branded Hand by Frances Harriet Green (1858)
"The Professor's Opinion—The Doctor's Reply—Instances of Physical Beauty in the Negro —Instances of Inferior "Whites—Slavery degrades and depraves the ..."
2. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign by James Wood (1893)
"Passion depraves, but also ennobles. Lamartine. Passion drives the man, passions the woman ;30 him a stream, her the winds. JÍ.-JH P.iu/. ..."
3. Delineation of Roman Catholicism: Drawn from the Authentic and Acknowledged by Charles Elliott (1851)
"The supremacy depraves Christian doctrines, by distorting them, in promoting worldly designs and interests. It introduces new doctrines, and interprets the ..."
4. Memoirs of Ancient Chivalry: To which are Added, the Anecdotes of the Times by Dobson (Susannah) (1784)
"... for the fake of emulation and prodigality, it fo depraves the mind, as to hazard its becoming aban^ doned to the ..."