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Past participle: devitalised
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|Verb||1.||devitalise - sap of life or energy; "The recession devitalized the economy"|
eviscerate - take away a vital or essential part of; "the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed"
weaken - lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body"