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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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::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
::: pecuniary - pertaining to money
::: affiliation - joining; associating with
::: frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
::: terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
::: jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
::: lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
::: mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos