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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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::: fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
::: sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
::: embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
::: acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
::: inanimate - lifeless; not animate
::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
::: inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
::: adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
::: hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult