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tr.v. dis·em·bod·ied, dis·em·bod·y·ing, dis·em·bod·ies
1. To free (the soul or spirit) from the body.
2. To divest of material existence or substance.
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vb, -bodies, -bodying or -bodied
(tr) to free from the body or from physical form
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dis•em•bod•y(ˌdɪs ɛmˈbɒd i)
v.t. -bod•ied, -bod•y•ing.
to divest (a soul, spirit, etc.) of a body.
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Past participle: disembodied
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