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Synonyms for etiolate

Verb

1. etiolate, weaken
usage: make weak by stunting the growth or development of
2. etiolate, change, alter, modify
usage: bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight
3. etiolate, change, alter, modify
usage: make pale or sickly; "alcohol etiolates your skin"

Adjective

1. etiolate, etiolated, blanched, colorless (vs. colorful), colourless
usage: (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light; "etiolated celery"
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