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stripping

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stripping

verb
present participle of strip

Synonyms & Antonyms of stripping (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to remove clothing from
  • the nurse told the nervous mother to strip her screaming baby down to his diaper for the exam

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2 to take something away from
  • an indiscretion that resulted in her being stripped of her authority

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“Stripping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stripping. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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