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Synonyms for excision
ɛkˈsɪʒ ən, ɪk-ex·ci·sion

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deletion, excision, cutnoun

    the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

    "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"

    gash, cutting out, cold shoulder, cutting, deracination, slash, extirpation, cut, swing, excommunication, cutting off, snub, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, omission, deletion, slice, ablation, stinger

  2. ablation, extirpation, cutting out, excisionnoun

    surgical removal of a body part or tissue

    deletion, excommunication, ablation, extirpation, cut, cutting out, deracination

  3. excommunication, excisionnoun

    the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society

    censure, excommunication, deracination, ablation, deletion, cut, cutting out, extirpation, exclusion

  4. extirpation, excision, deracinationnoun

    the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence

    deletion, excommunication, ablation, extirpation, cut, cutting out, displacement, deracination

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. excisionnoun

    extirpation, eradication, destruction, extermination

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "excision":

    circumcision, ablation, fgm, cutting

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  1. Salman Rushdie:

    Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.

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