degree (n.)
measure, extent, amount
KL I.i.219[France to Lear, of Cordelia] her offence / Must be of such unnatural degree
Oth II.i.230[Iago to Roderigo] who stands so eminently in the degree of this fortune as Cassio does?
R2 I.i.80[Mowbray to Bolingbroke] I'll answer thee in any fair degree
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