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Word: abscission

Definition: cutting off; separation


More Vocab Words

::: glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
::: blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
::: colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
::: provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
::: abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful