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verb

past tense of geld
as in undermined
to deprive of emotional or intellectual vitality by the time of the fourth rewrite, the screenplay had pretty much been gelded of all originality

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“Gelded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gelded. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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