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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·base v. t.  To bring down or lower, as in position, value, etc.; to debase; to degrade; to deteriorate. [Obs.]
    Embased the valleys, and embossed the hills.   --Sylvester.
    Alloy in coin of gold . . . may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it.   --Bacon.
    Such pitiful embellishments of speech as serve for nothing but to embase divinity.   --South.