01. Her mother has a [degree] in Behavioral Psychology.
02. She got a good job in advertising after completing her [degree] in graphic design.
03. Millard Fuller once said that it's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college [degree]; it's what you do with your life that counts.
04. Clive James once said that everyone has a right to a university [degree] in America even if it's in Hamburger Technology.
05. He was arrested for first [degree] murder.
06. A young teenager received second [degree] burns after a fireworks accident over the weekend.
07. Michael Korda once said that your chances of success are directly proportional to the [degree] of pleasure you get from what you do.
08. Minus forty [degrees] Celsius is almost exactly the same as minus forty [degrees] Fahrenheit.
09. The great horned owl can turn its head 270 [degrees].
10. The hottest inhabited place in the world is Djibouti, capital of the Republic of Djibouti, Africa, where the average temperature is 30 [degrees] Celsius.
11. The world's coldest inhabited place in the world is Norilsk, Russia where the average temperature is -10.9 [degrees] Celsius.
12. [Degrees] of resemblance exist among related species, such as different species of cats.
13. The perception of beauty is influenced to some [degree] by subjective components which are culturally dependent.
14. Emile Durkheim believed that suicide rates among different groups differed according to the [degree] of integration of the groups into society.

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