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Word: castrate

Definition: remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)


Sentences Containing 'castrate'

Castro had been beaten with a nearby laptop and a broken wine bottle had originally been believed to be the weapon used to castrate him.
The effect of the parasitism is to castrate the host but the porcelain crab's growth is unaffected.

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