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emasculate

 [e-mas´ku-lāt]
to castrate a male.
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The powerful emasculating image of the "female castrator" is one that appeared frequently in our searches of most mediums.
And no, he is not trying to reclaim the dignity of his gender from emasculating feminists.
I find it emasculating to have cowboys trained to fill subservient positions.
In many ways, these stricter rules are emasculating the role of the CEO.
In fact, he's found that the most dramatic emasculating effects occur in atrazine-exposed lab frogs that develop most slowly.
By redirecting attention from the convoluted familial and sexual relations inherited from the patriarchal American plantation slavery system to the matrilineal kinship ties associated with African ancestry, the Moynihan Report uses the specter of the emasculating black matriarch to shield f rom blame the American patriarchal system and its policies of social and economic exclusion.
They did, moreover, succeed in emasculating the NHS over that time - but.
So she must commandeer the wheel of taxicabs that pick her up, and she must be a top sexually, a division of labor that takes an emasculating toll on Toninho.
I assessed the contribution of within-branch geitonogamy by emasculating all flowers on a branch, which reduced selfing from 0.
According to Rykwert, architecture is not simply an expression of society, it represents more profound and potentially sinister political and economic aspirations, which inevitably change, often emasculating the original ideals.
It was Moynihan who proposed turning unemployed black men into cannon fodder for the Vietnam War to teach them how to be proper men, away from the reach of a supposedly emasculating black matriarchy--and oh, by the way, meeting the troop needs of the first big escalation of the war.