lower oneself

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Verb1.lower oneself - debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
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One doesn't have to crouch or lower oneself when picking fresh food.
To attempt to give an `explanation' for such a performance would be to lower oneself to the level of those who wrote the nonsensical Jockey Club Instruction H19.