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despumate (dɪˈspjuːmeɪt, ˈdɛspjʊˌmeɪt)
1.  (tr) to clarify or purify (a liquid) by skimming a scum from its surface
2.  (intr) (of a liquid) to form a scum or froth
[C17: from Latin dēspūmāre to skim off, from de- + spūma foam, froth]

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