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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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::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
::: retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
::: analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
::: legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
::: swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
::: detonation - explosion