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Strip down (9 letter answer)
The answer DISMANTLE is so rare that it appears less than once every 2500 puzzles.
DISMANTLE as a verb:
1. (level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down) = tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"
2. (disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart) = take apart into its constituent pieces
3. (strip, dismantle) = take off or remove; "strip a wall of its wallpaper"