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Word: cauterize

Definition: burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection

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::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: droll - queer and amusing
::: underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
::: discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
::: ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
::: hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
::: infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
::: amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly