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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To remove by melting, vaporizing, erosion, etc.
verb intr.: To become ablated.
Back-formation from ablation, from Latin ab- (away) + ferre (to carry). Earliest documented use: before 1475; ablation is from 1425.
"My anger scoured my insides, burned my love for him out of me, ablated my heart's interior walls."
Arthur Phillips; The Tragedy of Arthur; Random House; 2012.
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