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prune

verb

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to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • pruned the dead branches from the old apple tree

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The first known use of prune was in the 14th century

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“Prune.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prune. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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