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decorpulate (verb) : to detach a body from a head. (Also, decorpulated, as a modifier—see example below)

We should refer to "decapitated bodies" and "decorpulated heads—" strictly speaking, the concept of a "decapitated head" makes no sense. —I ask you to bear with this coinage, which also returns a small number of Google hits.

Submitted by: Erik S. O'Donnell from Illinois on Apr. 03, 2006 17:13

decrapidated (verb) : bring to the condition of rubbish from decay

The old farm house had become decrapidated from lack of upkeep.

Submitted by: Rachel from Minnesota on Oct. 26, 2005 17:49

decrapify (verb) : To make less cluttered, or to make more space

I am going to decrapify my room.

Submitted by: Samantha Onstad from Virginia on Sep. 01, 2007 10:50

decrapitated

(adjective) : Also related to "decrepit"

decrapitated (adjective) : A state of being run down; not pleasing to the eye. [A cross between dilapidated and crappy looking] Look how decrapitated that house looks. Submitted by: Patrick O'Grady from Oregon on Jul. 24, 2006 19:20 She never let the cats or dogs out. The whole house was decrapitated. —see previous listing,

Submitted by: Bruce from Idaho on Jul. 26, 2006 20:53

(adjective) : A state of being run down; not pleasing to the eye. [A cross between dilapidated and crappy looking]

Look how decrapitated that house looks.

Submitted by: Patrick O'Grady from Oregon on Jul. 24, 2006 19:20

(adjective) : An object that becomes unusable or is ruined in a particularly messy fashion.

She never let the cats or dogs out. The whole house was decrapitated.

Submitted by: cfscheu from New York on Jan. 21, 2006 08:27

decrapitize (verb) : to reduce clutter from

Submitted by: Dana K from New York on Jun. 13, 2013 12:39

decrapulate (verb) : To clean, organize or otherwise refine an animal, mineral or vegetable.

We must decrapulate this place! Now! —Samireh, 1-06-06

Submitted by: Samireh from California on Jan. 06, 2006 11:48

decroded (adjective) : moldy, old or crusty piece of waste

Submitted by: Sunsan Smart from Colorado on Feb. 15, 2007 10:26

decryptology (noun) : the study and interpretation of symbols and codes

Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Jan. 13, 2010 13:37

deculturalize (verb) : to deprive of cultural traditions and beliefs

Submitted by: Samantha Sullivan from Illinois on Apr. 24, 2013 23:49

decumber (verb) : To remove the stored funds from an account or accounts.

Please decumber the funds from the paper account so that we may apply them to the gasoline account.

Submitted by: Walt from North Carolina on Apr. 05, 2007 13:34

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