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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cauterise.

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Examples

  • Well, to remove 'rhoids medical practitioners have this soldering iron thingy that cuts and cauterises the offending blighters.

    Flaming Flatulence

  • These Rats feed on nothing but good stuff, such as wheat, corn, and meal; and from experience I find that if a man is bitten on the hand by one of these Brown or Stack Rats it never “takes bad ways,” but, if bitten by a dirty Drain Rat, then whether he cauterises or bathes the wound is no matter, it is sure to “take bad ways.”

    Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-catcher

  • But investors, let alone voters, won't pour billions into the banks until eurozone leaders reverse an acute loss of credibility with some definitive leadership that somehow unites Europe under a credible, but also deliverable, plan and cauterises the problem of debt and overspending once and for all.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Look, listen, learn, see, say, do and enjoy for: Criticism cauterises Aalysis agonises Education galvanises.

    PoetryFoundation.org

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