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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

More Vocab Words

::: noncommittal - neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
::: inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
::: germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
::: beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
::: equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
::: unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious
::: rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society