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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sever.

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Examples

  • Loggers cut under the morningstar bushes and touch-me flower beds with the bladed poles they called severs.

    The Burning City

  • The sword severs not only earthly bonds, but our contentment with things of this earth, and most especially it severs our complacency.

    Peace at the point of a sword

  • If that resource record has expired, or simply does not exist in a DNS server, it will reach out of the DNS system, using its recursive queiry meachnism, to find the authoritative name severs of that hostname.

    Site Home

  • Such clauses are added for the purpose of ensuring that if a portion of a bill is struck down in the courts, it simply "severs" that portion from the legislation rather than invalidating the entire law.

    On Key Legal Issue, Even Conservatives Say Health Care's On Safe Ground

  • Such clauses are added for the purpose of ensuring that if a portion of a bill is struck down in the courts, it simply "severs" that portion from the legislation rather than invalidating the entire law.

    On Key Legal Issue, Even Conservatives Say Health Care's On Safe Ground

  • You know, that kind of severs the base, the sort of baseline of safety that we live with.

    CNN Transcript Mar 21, 2002

  • You know, that kind of severs the base, the sort of baseline of safety that we live with.

    CNN Transcript Sep 21, 2002

  • It was the prime philosophic principle of Christianity that this divorce in the divine act of making (such as severs the poet from the poem or the mother from the new-born child) was the true description of the act whereby the absolute energy made the world.

    Orthodoxy

  • It was the prime philosophic principle of Christianity that this divorce in the divine act of making (such as severs the poet from the poem or the mother from the new-born child) was the true description of the act whereby the absolute energy made the world.

    Orthodoxy

  • It was the prime philosophic principle of Christianity that this divorce in the divine act of making (such as severs the poet from the poem or the mother from the new-born child) was the true description of the act whereby the absolute energy made the world.

    Orthodoxy

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