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English adjective: etiolate

1. etiolate (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light


SamplesEtiolated celery.


Synonymsblanched, etiolated


Similarcolorless, colourless


Domain categoryflora, plant, plant life


Antonymscolorful, colourful


English verb: etiolate

1. etiolate (change) make weak by stunting the growth or development of


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)weaken

2. etiolate (change) bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Domain categoryflora, plant, plant life

3. etiolate (body) make pale or sickly


SamplesAlcohol etiolates your skin.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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