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Definition of "cauterise" [cauterise]

  • To burn, sear, or freeze tissue using a hot iron, electric current or a caustic agent. (verb)

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Use "cauterise" in a sentence
  • "'At least the lawyer didn't cauterise your sense of humour.'"
  • "There has never been a stronger case for firm and united action by the governments of both India and Pakistan to cauterise the cancer in their midst."
  • "They could cauterise the Earth with that beam weapon!"