- the act of plucking or pulling out; forcible extraction.
Origin of evulsion
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Related Wordseradication, abstraction, derivation, evocation, separation, withdrawal, extirpation, expression, drawing, elicitation, extrication, evulsion, wrenching
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- rare the act of extracting by force
C17: from Latin ēvulsiō, from ēvellere, from vellere to pluck
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- A forcible pulling out or extraction.
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