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Word: abscission

Definition: cutting off; separation


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::: navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
::: maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
::: pedagogy - teaching; art of education
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
::: disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
::: terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
::: sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest