GRE Word List


to sear with a cautery or caustic

The meaning of the word cauterize is to sear with a cautery or caustic.

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husbandrythe cultivation or production of plants or animals : agriculture
arch-a typically curved structural member spanning an opening and serving as a support (as for the wall or other weight above the opening)
sartorialof or relating to a tailor or tailored clothes
figurea number symbol : numeral
epitomea typical or ideal example : embodiment
sovereigntysupreme power especially over a body politic
daisa raised platform (as in a hall or large room)
gorycovered with gore : bloodstained
run-downan item-by-item report or review : summary
charismaa personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure (such as a political leader)