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third degree

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthird degreeˌthird deˈgree noun   give somebody the third degree
Examples from the Corpus
third degreeThere was no way she'd respond to a third degree, so I was hoping she'd decide I was harmless.And would Feargal now give him the third degree?
third-degreeˈthird-degree adjective [always before noun]  1 third-degree burn2 third-degree murder/burglary/assault etc
Examples from the Corpus
third-degreeShe was hospitalized in a critical condition after suffering third-degree burns, and died 21 days later.Is it possible to get third-degree burns from a novelty cracker?She incurred shrapnel wounds as well as third-degree burns.He was suffering from third-degree ennui, and that was all there was to it.
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