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decalcify

 [de-kal´sĭ-fi]
to undergo decalcification.

de·cal·ci·fy

(dē-kal'si-fī),
To remove lime or calcium salts, especially from bones or teeth.

decalcify

(dē-kăl′sə-fī′)
v. decalci·fied, decalci·fying, decalci·fies
v.tr.
To remove calcium or calcium compounds from (bones or teeth, for example).
v.intr.
To lose calcium or calcium compounds.

de·cal′ci·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
de·cal′ci·fi′er n.
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Her use of strikingly evokes the perceptual violence Morrison's readers must endure in order to decalcify, gradually, their perception.
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