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

  Disintegrate \Dis*in"te*grate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Disintegrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Disintegrating.] [L. dis-
     + integratus, p. p. of integrare to renew, repair, fr.
     integer entire, whole. See Integer.]
     To separate into integrant parts; to reduce to fragments or
     to powder; to break up, or cause to fall to pieces, as a
     rock, by blows of a hammer, frost, rain, and other mechanical
     or atmospheric influences.
     [1913 Webster]
           Marlites are not disintegrated by exposure to the
           atmosphere, at least in six years.       --Kirwan.
     [1913 Webster]

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