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sever
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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

or:

to break up or end a relationship; or to separate from something
  • Jem sat from after breakfast until sunset and would have remained overnight had not Atticus severed his supply lines.
    p. 42.8
severed = cut off
  • Unaware of public scrutiny from above, Judge Taylor disposed of the severed end by propelling it expertly to his lips and saying, "Fhluck!"
    p. 253.4
severed = cut-off
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