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Word: abscission

Definition: cutting off; separation

More Vocab Words

::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
::: indolent - lazy
::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision