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de·con·struct

 (dē′kən-strŭkt′)
tr.v. de·con·struct·ed, de·con·struct·ing, de·con·structs
1. To break down into components; dismantle: a toxic substance that can be deconstructed into harmless chemicals.
2. To analyze (a literary text, for example) by deconstruction or in such a way as to expose its underlying assumptions or implicit ideological stance.
3. To adapt (a genre, style, or form) in a way that isolates familiar elements from their usual context in order to imply an ironic comment on the unspoken values of the original.

deconstructed

(ˌdiːkənˈstrʌktɪd)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) having no formal structure: a deconstructed jacket.
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For while he has long deconstructed the high modernisms of the death of God, refuting Taylor's claim that deconstruction is the hermeneutics of the death of God, there is no weakening of the radicality of deconstruction and its deconstruction of authority and its authors: "the death of the author the death of God, is the narrow gate through which we reach the kingdom of God.
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In juggling the artfully deconstructed volumes, architects and engineers are heavyhanded with the structure, which is ostentatiously manifested throughout the building.
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