deturpate

verb
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of deturpate

intransitive verb

obsolete : to become vile or debased

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History and Etymology for deturpate

Latin deturpatus, past participle of deturpare to disfigure, from de from, away + turpare to disfigure, defile, from turpis ugly, foul, shameful

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“Deturpate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deturpate. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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