cauterise


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  • verb

Synonyms for cauterise

burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent

Related Words

make insensitive or callous

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There has never been a stronger case for firm and united action by the governments of both India and Pakistan to cauterise the cancer in their midst.
Tammy Caulfield, 25, said she would have bled to death if she had not had an emergency hospital operation to cauterise a ruptured artery.
More importantly, there was no ostensible move from any functionary within the government or the police apparatus to cauterise or assuage the hurt.
While I share the anger over cuts in public services, I cannot understand how that can so cauterise sympathy towards starving people, many of whom are children, some of whom are dying.
He has not taken much racing in recent years with his campaign built around Cheltenham, but Barber is of the view the decision of Paul Nicholls to cauterise his palate has had the right influence on his ability to recover from his races.
It probably is worth a trip to the vet as they may be able to cauterise the wound or maybe even close it with tissue glue or invisible stitches.
A soldering iron is used to cauterise various tubes to ensure there will be no further pitter patter of tiny feet.
Iceman Buckland takes to the rink with partner Penny Coomes in the team figure skating today just four months after surgery to cauterise a faulty nerve in his heart.
With as many as 13 to 14 operators in each circle after Raja's largesse, it is time to cauterise the wound.
The mainstream political parties clearly have a responsibility to act, strongly and quickly, to deal with the individuals who have let down the people who elected them, to seek to cauterise this dreadful period in political history.