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1. denature

verb. ['dɪˈneɪtʃɝ'] make (alcohol) unfit for drinking without impairing usefulness for other purposes.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

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Words that Rhyme with Denature

  • nature

Example sentences of the word denature


1. Verb, base form
This is because heat can denature egg proteins and nutrients.

2. Noun, singular or mass
By helping the egg proteins denature, cream of tartar gives the foam more and better molecular bonds.

2. denature

verb. ['dɪˈneɪtʃɝ'] modify (as a native protein) especially by heat, acid, alkali, or ultraviolet radiation so that all of the original properties are removed or diminished.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

3. denature

verb. ['dɪˈneɪtʃɝ'] add nonfissionable material to (fissionable material) so as to make unsuitable for use in an atomic bomb.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
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