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Word: abscission

Definition: cutting off; separation


More Vocab Words

::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
::: mimicry - imitation
::: sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
::: witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
::: bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
::: sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips