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decivilize (verb), decivilizes; decivilized; decivilizing
To move from a developed society and an advanced culture to one that is of a wild or savage behavior: After centuries, the Romans were decivilized by the invading barbarians. Similar developments can also be applicable to the Egyptians and other ancient cultures.
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