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synonyms for emasculate

  • vitiate
  • alter
  • debilitate
  • devitalize
  • enervate
  • fix
  • impoverish
See also synonyms for: emasculated / emasculation

antonyms for emasculate

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  • aid
  • assist
  • energize
  • help
  • invigorate
  • strengthen
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How to use emasculate in a sentence

Then, by a curious contrivance, he made the fierce hunter emasculate himself.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
This is an invitation to all who can to emasculate themselves.
IS THE MORALITY OF JESUS SOUND?M. M. MANGASARIAN
We should be obliged to emasculate Socialism, to dilute it, in order to win a support of questionable value.
SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
And, as with other masculine and muscular females, her progeny are neuter working-females (sterile) and emasculate males (drones).
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
Among decadent races and savages, the emasculate sons of deteriorate mothers assert their masculine authority otherwise.
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
We have made good escape from the emasculate life of yon City, and we have vowed not to let the spirit of gentle manhood perish.
RIPENESS IS ALLJESSE ROARKE
To say that one would be inclined to a belief if only the Church would approve it, is to emasculate one's own intelligence.
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAMEPHRAIM EMERTON
They, too, read to be distracted, choosing an emasculate literature which panders to their essential dilettantism.
PERSONALITY IN LITERATUREROLFE ARNOLD SCOTT-JAMES
Why must Northern publishers expurgate and emasculate the literature of the world before it is permitted to reach them?
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2, DECEMBER, 1857VARIOUS
In crossing, it is necessary to emasculate a flower on the plant chosen to be the female parent.
MENDELISMREGINALD CRUNDALL PUNNETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO EMASCULATE

  • caponize
  • castrate
  • change
  • desexualize
  • emasculate
  • fix
  • geld
  • mutilate
  • neuter
  • spay
  • unsex
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