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Word: amputate

Definition: cut off part of body; prune (a limb)


Sentences Containing 'amputate'

During this task, Dale is bitten by a zombie and is only narrowly rescued by the arrival of the raid party, which quickly takes Dale back into the prison in order to amputate his leg so that he does not become a zombie.
Saw a live tree, and you don't get this dust; amputate a live bone, and you don't get it (SNEEZES).
Through the Krill, Joan exerts her power to harm Covenant, and his hands are so badly burned that Linden is later forced to amputate his remaining fingertips.

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