from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make less crass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb archaic to clean; to remove dirt from.


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  • Having chosen to believe, he cannot be too pronounced and decisive in his faith; he will never attempt to eliminate certain articles of the credenda, and so “decrassify” his faith, for to this process, if once begun, there is no end; having donned his uniform, he will wear it, laces and spangles and all.

    Robert Browning


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