abscido

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From abs (away from) + caedō (cut, fell; strike; kill).

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present active abscīdō, present infinitive abscīdere, perfect active abscīdī, supine abscīsum

  1. I cut off (with an instrument), cut short.
  2. (medicine) I amputate.
  3. (figuratively) I deprive (of), cut off, detract.
  4. (figuratively) I banish, forbid, expel; destroy (hope).

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