exuviate


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ex·u·vi·ate

 (ĭg-zo͞o′vē-āt′)
v. ex·u·vi·at·ed, ex·u·vi·at·ing, ex·u·vi·ates
v.tr.
To shed or cast off (a covering).
v.intr.
To shed or cast off exuviae; molt.


ex·u′vi·a′tion n.

exuviate

(ɪɡˈzjuːvɪˌeɪt)
vb
(Zoology) to shed (a skin or similar outer covering)
exˌuviˈation n

exuviate


Past participle: exuviated
Gerund: exuviating

Imperative
exuviate
exuviate
Present
I exuviate
you exuviate
he/she/it exuviates
we exuviate
you exuviate
they exuviate
Preterite
I exuviated
you exuviated
he/she/it exuviated
we exuviated
you exuviated
they exuviated
Present Continuous
I am exuviating
you are exuviating
he/she/it is exuviating
we are exuviating
you are exuviating
they are exuviating
Present Perfect
I have exuviated
you have exuviated
he/she/it has exuviated
we have exuviated
you have exuviated
they have exuviated
Past Continuous
I was exuviating
you were exuviating
he/she/it was exuviating
we were exuviating
you were exuviating
they were exuviating
Past Perfect
I had exuviated
you had exuviated
he/she/it had exuviated
we had exuviated
you had exuviated
they had exuviated
Future
I will exuviate
you will exuviate
he/she/it will exuviate
we will exuviate
you will exuviate
they will exuviate
Future Perfect
I will have exuviated
you will have exuviated
he/she/it will have exuviated
we will have exuviated
you will have exuviated
they will have exuviated
Future Continuous
I will be exuviating
you will be exuviating
he/she/it will be exuviating
we will be exuviating
you will be exuviating
they will be exuviating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exuviating
you have been exuviating
he/she/it has been exuviating
we have been exuviating
you have been exuviating
they have been exuviating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exuviating
you will have been exuviating
he/she/it will have been exuviating
we will have been exuviating
you will have been exuviating
they will have been exuviating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exuviating
you had been exuviating
he/she/it had been exuviating
we had been exuviating
you had been exuviating
they had been exuviating
Conditional
I would exuviate
you would exuviate
he/she/it would exuviate
we would exuviate
you would exuviate
they would exuviate
Past Conditional
I would have exuviated
you would have exuviated
he/she/it would have exuviated
we would have exuviated
you would have exuviated
they would have exuviated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exuviate - cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathersexuviate - cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
desquamate, peel off - peel off in scales; "dry skin desquamates"
cast off, shed, throw off, throw away, shake off, throw, cast, drop - get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

exuviate

verb
To cast off by a natural process:
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