averruncate

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averruncate (third-person singular simple present averruncates, present participle averruncating, simple past and past participle averruncated)

  1. (transitive) To avert; to ward off.
  2. (transitive) To root up.
    • 1859, Samuel Butler, “Canto 1, Line 758”, in Henry George Bohn editor, Hudibras, page 31:
      Unless by providential wit, / Or force, we averruncate it.

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āverruncāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of āverruncō