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1. cauterize

verb. ['ˈkɔtɝaɪz'] burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent.

Etymology

  • cauteriser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • cauterizare (Latin)

Rhymes with Cauterize

  • allies'
  • allys
  • antis
  • bareis
  • bugai's
  • calise
  • campise
  • chatichai's
  • counterclockwise
  • counterclockwise
  • delise
  • dematteis
  • derise
  • derubeis
  • dorise
  • excise
  • hurtubise
  • laprise
  • levi's
  • matheis

How do you pronounce cauterize?

Pronounce cauterize as ˈkɔtəraɪz.

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2. cauterize

verb. ['ˈkɔtɝaɪz'] make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals.

Etymology

  • cauteriser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • cauterizare (Latin)