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 for depauperate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Depauperate \De*pau"per*ate\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p.
     Depauperated; p. pr. & vb. n. Depauperating.] [LL.
     depauperatus, p. p. depauperare to impoverish; L. de- +
     pauperare to make poor, pauper poor.]
     To make poor; to impoverish.
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           Liming does not depauperate; the ground will last long,
           and bear large grain.                    --Mortimer.
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           Humility of mind which depauperates the spirit. --Jer.
                                                    Taylor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Depauperate \De*pau"per*ate\, a. [L. depauperatus, p. p.] (Bot.)
     Falling short of the natural size, from being impoverished or
     starved. --Gray.
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