Roleset id: degrade.01 , to lower in quality or character, break down a compound, Source: , vncls: , framnet: degrade.01: DEGRADE-V NOTES: Based on ECTB2. Member of VNcls other_cos-45.4 (from degrade.01-v) DEGRADATION-N NOTES: Corresponds with degrade.01. Framed by anwen april 2011 (from degradation.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: causer of degradation (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: entity degraded (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg 0 (vnrole: 45.4-Instrument)
Tencel, made * from wood cellulose, has given the lie to the notion that man-made fibers never degrade, and is set * to become one of the most import fibers of the coming environmental century.
Arg1: man-made fibers
Example: With Agent
He felt they were degrading him by making him report to a supervisor.
Argm-mnr: by making him report to a supervisor
Example: All Arguments partially made-up
You have degraded what should have been serious lectures with yourpersonal opinions.
Arg1: what should have been serious lectures
Arg2: with your personal opinions
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
Alzheimer's degradation of Mr.Jones's memory saddened his family and friends.
Arg1: of Mr.Jones's memory