Examples of denude in a Sentence
Excessive logging has denuded the hillside of trees.
Recent Examples of denude from the Web
Its flanks displaying vinyl wood-grain denote it as a chariot of the stolid middle class, unlike its denuded and more utilitarian siblings.
Where immediately after the election, Republicans could hope to hide behind abstraction and the false promise of a pristine replacement bill, their sputtering efforts to legislate health care in the interim have completely denuded them.
The bad news is that trees that are denuded for two summers in a row may not survive.
Denuded of its wetlands and mangrove forests from Texas to Florida, much of the coastline started slumping into the sea.
Reform services were intolerably denuded of authenticity.
In each case, the source genre is denuded, reduced to an unobtrusive lilt — reggae as signifier, not engine.
Picture One, an aerial photograph taken in 1951, shows the area on the west side of the road:clear-cut, mowed down, absolutely denuded of trees.
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DENUDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of denude for English Language Learners
: to remove all the trees from (an area) or all the leaves from (a tree)
DENUDE Defined for Kids
Definition of denude for Students
: to make bare The tree was denuded of bark.
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