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exscind

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verb ex·scind \ek-ˈsind\

Definition of exscind

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cut off or out :  excise



Origin and Etymology of exscind

Latin exscindere, from ex- + scindere to cut, tear — more at shed


First Known Use: 1662

Rhymes with exscind

break wind, buckskinned, crosswind, downwind, headwind, prescind, rescind, tailwind, thick-skinned, thin-skinned, upwind, whirlwind, woodwind


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