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emasculate

 [e-mas´ku-lāt]
to castrate a male.
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But as I said, this will open the floodgates to other quo warranto proceedings against impeachable officers thereby emasculating the power of Congress to impeach officials who are expressly stated in the Constitution to be impeachable,' he said in a House forum.
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I'd likely be sitting in an office or newsroom somewhere, clicking away on a keyboard, trying to climb the literary or journalistic ladder, and emasculating men along the way--figuratively speaking, of course.
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.