Usage examples for devitalize

  1. But the biologist cannot devitalize a plant or an animal and revivify it again. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  2. These shoots are useless, devitalize the vine, and hinder vineyard operations. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  3. Its effect must have also been to devitalize the oxygen and nitrogen of the atmosphere. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward