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sever
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
to split something into two unconnected parts — usually by cutting

or:

to break up a relationship; or separate from something
  • Nevertheless, this very sentiment is an evidence that the connexion, which has become an unhealthy one, should at last be severed.
    Introductory (21% in)

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