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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers.

Usage examples (8)
  • We may remark that other classes of animals exuviate in a similar manner to the crustaceans.
  • The lexicographers behind Britain's Collins English Dictionary have decided to exuviate (shed) rarely-used and archaic words as part of an abstergent (cleansing) process...
  • Those niddering, olid morons who, in caliginosity of understanding, vilipend our English by attempting to exuviate words for which they cannot see any present custom.
  • Therefore, I vaticinate that when these fubsy, olid, griseous beards reach caducity and exuviate their mortal coils, the skirr of nitid angel’s wings will not be heard. for more
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