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  • v. Present participle of cauterize.


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  • If it does, I might be moved to do something you would be sorry for-such as cauterizing the entire surface of the planet with a single sheet of fire.

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  • Let the cauterizing fire slide through his insides.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The doc checked the temperature on the cauterizing device and, satisfied, put it away in his bag.

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  • “I can try just stitching it, but cauterizing it first is my recommendation.”

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  • The doc surveyed the wound again, holding the cauterizing tool ready.

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  • Readers may have guessed that I am not going for the second option: giving up on public efforts and cauterizing our gangrenous government so that the rest of society can survive.

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  • Light-headed and dizzy, I drank a Coke before cauterizing the wound on the flat-top grill.

    The Stories Behind 13 Chefs' Kitchen Scars

  • In the course of the next two months, Jack will encounter vats of molten paraffin, suspicious Girls Scout cookies, powdered rat poison and a tattooed corpse, as well as arson, poaching and murder, and he will endure the clandestine cauterizing of inflamed capillaries in his own nose.

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  • By cauterizing the public access to signature signers he will turn around and cauterize the ballot process from being used as weapons against groups of people.

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  • Most cattle are “dehorned” when young, either by cauterizing, cutting or a new paste on the market.

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