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avulsive (comparative more avulsive, superlative most avulsive)

  1. Of or pertaining to an avulsion
    • 1994, Lee Edelman, Homographesis: essays in gay literary and cultural theory, New York & London, Routledge, page 43
      Martin Luther King, by the early sixties one of the most widely recognizable living Americans of African descent, serves in this figure to represent by synecdoche the African-American population in general, and, in particular, those African-Americans engaged in the avulsive, and often fatal, struggle to claim their civil rights.



avulsive f pl

  1. feminine plural of avulsivo