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exscind

[ek-sind] /ɛkˈsɪnd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to cut out or off.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Latin exscindere to destroy, tear away, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + scindere to cut, tear; see scission
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exscind

/ɛkˈsɪnd/
verb
1.
(transitive) to cut off or out; excise
Word Origin
C17: exscind, from Latin exscindere to extirpate, destroy, from scindere to cut, tear, split
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