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English verb: decrepitate

1. decrepitate (change) undergo decrepitation and crackle

SamplesThe salt decrepitated.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

Verb groupdecrepitate

2. decrepitate (change) to roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops

SamplesDecrepitate salts.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Verb groupdecrepitate

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