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Word: abscission

Definition: cutting off; separation


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::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
::: enjoin - command; order; forbid
::: patois - local or provincial dialect
::: raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
::: prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
::: benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
::: optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
::: clandestine - secret