Depauperating
Depauperate De*pau"per*ate, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Depauperated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depauperating}.] [LL. depauperatus, p. p. depauperare to impoverish; L. de- + pauperare to make poor, pauper poor.] To make poor; to impoverish. [1913 Webster]

Liming does not depauperate; the ground will last long, and bear large grain. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

Humility of mind which depauperates the spirit. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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  • depauperating — v. make poor; impoverish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Depauperate — De*pau per*ate, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Depauperated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depauperating}.] [LL. depauperatus, p. p. depauperare to impoverish; L. de + pauperare to make poor, pauper poor.] To make poor; to impoverish. [1913 Webster] Liming does… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Depauperated — Depauperate De*pau per*ate, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Depauperated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depauperating}.] [LL. depauperatus, p. p. depauperare to impoverish; L. de + pauperare to make poor, pauper poor.] To make poor; to impoverish. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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