denuded

[ dih-nood, -nyood ]SEE DEFINITION OF denuded

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But a country pillaged and denuded of inhabitants would not long support an army.

On every side were strewed the bodies of our companions, all denuded of their scalps.

The almond trees, denuded of their leaves, shook like black skeletons.

It becomes bare, denuded of its foliage, and grows visibly emaciated.

The next morning Stephen rose stiff and cramped from his denuded bed.

When it was denuded of hair the hide was a full quarter of an inch through.

A denuded room came into view and the fire lost all its cheerful colour.

Villages were denuded of all save senile men, women, and infants.

With this exception, the entire area is denuded of vegetation.

We left the streets so as to convey the impression that the place was denuded of troops.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c. (implied in denuded), from Middle French dénuder, from Latin denudare "to lay bare, strip; uncover, expose," from de- "away" (see de-) + nudare "to strip," from nudus "naked, bare" (see naked). Related: Denuding.

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