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English verb: bastardise

1. bastardise (social) change something so that its value declines; for example, art forms


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, subvert, vitiate

2. bastardise (communication) declare a child to be illegitimate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)adjudge, declare, hold

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