uncreate

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uncreate

(ˌʌnkrɪˈeɪt)
vb (tr)
to dismantle or unmake
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References in classic literature ?
Then who created thee lamenting learne, When who can uncreate thee thou shalt know.
If i n the first case a PN, once launched, created a person as a social fact, here a PN withdrawn uncreates a person by denying the name henceforth any corresponding referent in the social sphere.
It uncreates the world." It also uncreates language: "Speech evades language.
This play uncreates the world, returning it again to "le tenebre, & il Caos." Of course, this reversal is not absolute; we may value all the more the virtuous who are trapped in the surrounding darkness.(22) Yet Shakespeare's bold inversion of New Comedic practices and expectations greatly augments the power of Lear to shock and disturb.