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 Meanings and Examples of DEGREE
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degree
 n.  a position on a scale of intensity, amount, or quality
 n.  an academic rank conferred by a college or university after examination
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Neither did he appear to have pursued any course of reading which might fit him for a degree in science or any other recognized portal which would give him an entrance into the learned world.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  By the autumn almost every animal on the farm was literate in some degree.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter III
3  Mr. Harthouse professed himself in the highest degree instructed and refreshed, by this condensed epitome of the whole Coketown question.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
4  His countenance was therefore fully displayed, and its expression was calculated to impress a degree of awe, if not of fear, upon strangers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  A narrow space, betwixt these galleries and the lists, gave accommodation for yeomanry and spectators of a better degree than the mere vulgar, and might be compared to the pit of a theatre.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
6  These were calculated in some degree to abate the dangers of the day; a precaution the more necessary, as the conflict was to be maintained with sharp swords and pointed lances.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  Gurth's heart swelled within him; for he felt this meditated slaughter of his faithful adherent in a degree much deeper than the harsh treatment he had himself received.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  The summons, however, seemed of importance, for a considerable degree of bustle instantly took place in the castle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
9  An effort to draw aside the curtain of his couch was in some degree successful, although rendered difficult by the pain of his wound.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
10  Look forth again, Rebecca," said Ivanhoe, mistaking the cause of her retiring; "the archery must in some degree have ceased, since they are now fighting hand to hand.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
11  She herself, richly attired, and mounted on a dark chestnut palfrey, had recovered all the dignity of her manner, and only an unwonted degree of paleness showed the sufferings she had undergone.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
12  In fact everything was a little ridiculous, or very ridiculous: certainly everything connected with authority, whether it were in the army or the government or the universities, was ridiculous to a degree.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
13  One doubts if they exist to any startling degree even is oneself.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
14  I should wish to see them very good friends, and would, on no account, authorise in my girls the smallest degree of arrogance towards their relation; but still they cannot be equals.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
15  I would rather have an inferior degree of beauty, of my own choice, and acquired progressively.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence: (130 in 9 pages)
16  She had an undergraduate degree in psychology.
17  The production line involves a high degree of specialization of labour.
18  The journey round Cape Horn demanded a high degree of seamanship.
19  Sons followed their fathers 'trade with a high degree of regularity.
20  He taught himself to carve to a high degree of proficiency.
21  This job demands a high degree of skill.
22  She has a degree in sociology and politics.
23  The university conferred its highest degree on the statesman.
24  Doing a degree has increased my confidence and I feel much more self-aware.
25  Police work involves a considerable degree of flexibility and discretion.
26  A private car gives a much greater degree of comfort and mobility.
27  They showed a remarkable degree of moderation in not quarrelling publicly on television.
28  She was in graduate school, studying for a master's degree in social work.
29  The increased inflation will inject a degree of instability into the economy.
30  I had to matriculate if I wanted to do a degree.