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Word: abscission

Definition: cutting off; separation


More Vocab Words

::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
::: wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
::: aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
::: intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
::: aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
::: rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
::: jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger