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

  Deoxidize \De*ox"i*dize\, v. t. (Chem.)
     To deprive of oxygen; to reduce from the state of an oxide.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with
           hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in
           the number of electrons [syn: deoxidize, deoxidise,
           reduce] [ant: oxidate, oxidise, oxidize]

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