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Definition of the verb delouse
What does delouse mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: deloused | delousing | delouses
- free of lice
- example: They deloused the prisoners after they liberated the camps
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Source] The cook deboned the fish
Verbs of Removing (with the same syntax): debark, debone, debug, declaw, decontaminate, defang, defat, deflower, defog, deforest, defrost, degas, deglaze, degrease, dehorn, deice, desalt, descale, desex, destress, detusk, devein, disembowel, eviscerate.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Alternative definition of the verb delouse
- To remove lice.
- To apply insecticides or insect repellents in order to be sure that no lice or other parasites are present.
- [computing] to remove malicious software such as viruses, trojans, spyware, or worms.
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Third Edition by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell
otona' vta, delouse by hand; ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
bughouse, bunkhouse, cathouse, chophouse, clubhouse, cookhouse, courthouse, deckhouse, degauss, delouse, doghouse, dollhouse, dormouse, espouse, farmhouse, firehouse, flophouse, gashouse, gatehouse, glasshouse, greenhouse, ...
by Brent Douglas Galloway
MED [' delouse s-o'], y y y (<metathesis type 4> derivational, <=et> purposeful control transitivizer), phonology: metathesis type 4 (moves consonant to follow two ...
by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero
delouse (da-lows'): To remove lice from or to destroy lice.
Mehri Lexicon (2012)
by T. M. Johnstone
delouse feló (félé) ...
by Paul Zollo
clubhouse coffeehouse courthouse customhouse customshouse delouse doghouse dollhouse dormouse douse espouse farmhouse firehouse flophouse gashouse glasshouse greenhouse grouse guardhouse henhouse hothouse house.
by Random House
Bauhaus, birdhouse, black grouse, blockhouse, boathouse, booklouse, brewhouse, bughouse, bunkhouse, cat- house, chart house, chop- house, clubhouse, coach house, courthouse, crab louse, crackhouse, deckhouse, degauss, delouse, ...
An Introduction to Austronesian Studies by Darrell T. Tryon
delouse den deny depart derris root ...
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Scrabble value of D2E1L1O1U1S1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine