Cauterized
Cauterize Cau"ter*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cauterized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cauterizing}.] [L. cauterizare, Gr. ?, fr. a branding iron: cf. F. caut['e]rised.. See {cauter}.] 1. To burn or sear with a cautery or caustic. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

2. To sear, as the conscience. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cauterizing — Cauterize Cau ter*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cauterized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cauterizing}.] [L. cauterizare, Gr. ?, fr. a branding iron: cf. F. caut[ e]rised.. See {cauter}.] 1. To burn or sear with a cautery or caustic. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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