The prefix “de” is often used to reverse or negate the root meaning of a word, as in “derail” or ”decompose.” What if we made negation a hard and fast rule?
It was embarrassing to see Ron Chee debriefed in public.
Finding Private Partz still in bed, the sergeant found it necessary to debunk him.
Jumping into the lake always decreased Verge Enwool’s suit.
By constantly nagging her husband, Teri Kloth thought she could default him.
Mia Kulpa testified she saw the Toyota defender on impact.
Mr. Mason insisted that Della defile the E. S. Gardner case.
Though a sound sleeper, a bucket of water would delay Matt Triss instantly.
Justin Tyme’s violation of parole required his deliberation.
When she blew out all 59 of her birthday candles, Katy Didd was delighted.
Bella Kose the butcher took a knife and delivered the chickens.
Crueller, the Rottweiler, turned out to be a lovable dog after it had been demeaned.
The passengers could not deplane until the aircraft’s demotion was complete.
Laryngitis will denote a good singer every time.
Nicole Odian stepped out of the shower, dried off, and denuded herself.
Mrs. DePoint placed her hand on Leo’s head and departed his hair.
The trouble with elevator buttons is that you can’t depress them.
The sheep had to be deranged before shearing.
The waiter deserved Annie Mayshun because she was a lousy tipper.
Boxer puppies typically undergo detailing.
After Rudy Mentary was fired, he was determined to get his determination.
After the recount, Mayor Maenot was devoted out of office.