Learning English

Word: Abscission

Abscission (Noun)

Sentence with Context:

Like a tree that once had leaves goes through a process of abscission to bear new ones, old political parties that had lost hope after being phased out in the 1980s rose again as a result of the referendum.

Source: www.monitor.co.ug

Meaning: Cutting off or Removal; The natural separation of flowers, fruit, or leaves from plants at a special separation layer

Synonyms

Removal, Cutting, Ablation, Extirpation

Antonyms

Bridge, Adhesion, Cohesion, Bond, Link

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

The word “Ab-Scission” should remind of you of “Scissors” used for cutting and removing things.

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