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Word: abscission

Definition: cutting off; separation


More Vocab Words

::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
::: 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
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: humdrum - dull; monotonous
::: craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
::: bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: gaudy - flashy; showy