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 for cauterise
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cauterise
      v 1: burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric
           current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the
           wart" [syn: cauterize, cauterise, burn]
      2: make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals [syn:
         callous, cauterize, cauterise]

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