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

  Oxidate \Ox"i*date\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Oxidated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Oxidating.] [Cf. f. oxyder. See Oxide.] (Chem.)
     To oxidize. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted
           into an oxide; "This metal oxidizes easily" [syn:
           oxidise, oxidize, oxidate]
      2: add oxygen to or combine with oxygen [syn: oxidize,
         oxidise, oxidate] [ant: deoxidise, deoxidize,

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