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cauterize
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  • Gottlieb swabbed its belly with a cotton wad soaked in lysol, slit it from belly to neck, and cauterized the heart with a red-hot spatula—the class quivered as they heard the searing of the flesh.

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  • cauterized the wound
  • Big God howled like a hot wind... Then Small God (cozy and contained, private and limited) came away cauterized, laughing numbly at his own temerity.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things

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