[ ek-sind ]
/ ɛkˈsɪnd /
verb (used with object)
to cut out or off.
blacklist, excise, edit, suppress, withhold, restrict, sanitize, abridge, delete, expunge, exterminate, eradicate, control, examine, cut, review, repress, sterilize, restrain, expurgate
Origin of exscind
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Examples from the Web for exscind
Then, sir, you mean to exscind the South; for it is absurd to imagine that you suppose the South will submit to such action.Slavery Ordained of God|Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
/ (ɛkˈsɪnd) /
(tr) to cut off or out; excise
Word Origin for exscind
C17: exscind, from Latin exscindere to extirpate, destroy, from scindere to cut, tear, split
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