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mac•er•ate



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v., -at•ed, -at•ing.


v.t.
1. to soften or separate into parts by steeping in a liquid.
2. to soften or decompose (food) by the action of a solvent.
3. to cause to grow thin.

v.i.
1. to undergo maceration.
2. to become thin or emaciated; waste away.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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