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etiolate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of etiolate

  1. to diminish the physical strength of <the long, stressful days and sleepless nights gradually etiolated him> Synonyms debilitate, devitalize, enervate, enfeeble, weaken, prostrate, sap, soften, tire, wasteRelated Words cripple, disable, hamstring, incapacitate; deplete, depress, exhaust, impoverish, unman, wash out; damage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, invalid, lay up; break down, grind (down), wear down, wear out; paralyzeNear Antonyms energize, invigorate, recruit, rejuvenate, vitalize; harden, season, toughenAntonyms beef (up), fortify, strengthen




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