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Word: abscission

Definition: cutting off; separation


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::: facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
::: dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
::: bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft