1.
to disarm
(ONLY in the context of lowering the amount of military or attack capability. Not for disarming a person in the street.)
Value:
Opposite: aufrüsten
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Word of the Day - "rüsten"

Vocab:

die Rüstung, rüsten, ausrüsten, aufrüsten, umrüsten, abrüsten, entrüstet, das Gerüst


Word Family

Root: *krā(u)-

The core idea of this root was:

layering, covering

The German source that I am using (DWDS.de) suggests, that this root is the origin of words like crypt, encrypt and crypto, but the English etymological dictionary doesn’t mention this connection.

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