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graft
Used In
The Fountainhead
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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
  • It looked like a medieval fortress, with a Gothic cathedral grafted to its belly.

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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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unspecified meaning
  • The Banner ran an expose on the housing racket: the graft, the incompetence, the structures erected at five times the cost a private builder would have needed, the settlements built and abandoned, the horrible performance accepted, admired, forgiven, protected by the sacred cow of altruism.

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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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