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I saw a TV movie about the USA having a nuclear missile emergency, and the protagonist of the movie detoned an atomic bomb (in the USA TV movies anything can be done or undone with a quite big bomb, read earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, hurricanes, aliens …).
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Far beneath the billows detoned against the crags.
"A physician was procured, but he pronounced her system so debilitated and detoned as hardly probable to outride the shock, the nervous centres being depressed and atrophy setting in.
oroboros commented on the word detoned
Denoted in reverse.
July 22, 2007