Synonyms for etiolate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ee-tee-uh-leyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈi ti əˌleɪt

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Définition of etiolate

Origin :
  • of plants, "grown in darkness," 1791, from French étiolé, past participle of étioler "to blanch" (17c.), perhaps literally "to become like straw," from Norman dialect étule "a stalk," Old French esteule "straw, field of stubble," from Latin stipula "straw." Related: Etiolated.
  • verb weaken
Example sentences :
  • I can not believe that, to produce one roseate complexion, she must etiolate a thousand.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani

Antonyms for etiolate

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