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graft
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Middlemarch
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as in: skin graft Define
to artificially join two things; or the smaller of the items joined; or the location of the joining
  • A high-spirited young lady and a musical Polish patriot made a likely enough stock for him to spring from, but I should never have suspected a grafting of the Jew pawnbroker.

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  • Graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree.
  • Skin from the leg was grafted to the face of the burn victim.

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as in: skin graft Define
to artificially join two things; or the smaller of the items joined; or the location of the joining
as in: graft and corruption Define
corruption in which one uses their position to gain personal advantage -- especially political corruption
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