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synonyms for amputate

  • cut away
  • cut off
  • sever
  • dismember
  • eliminate
  • excise
  • lop
  • separate
  • truncate
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How to use amputate in a sentence

As they investigate the secret behind the hypnotic television signal, Mono and Six visit a school full of feral children and a hospital where prosthetic limbs overflow storage bins like so many amputated doll parts.
‘LITTLE NIGHTMARES II’: A HYPNOTIC, DARK FAIRY TALECHRISTOPHER BYRDFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Eventually she had to have both limbs amputated above the knee.
THE NURSING HOME DIDN’T SEND HER TO THE HOSPITAL, AND SHE DIEDBY SEAN CAMPBELLJANUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
Nerve cells in amputated spider legs responded to the wide range of frequencies.
OGRE-FACED SPIDERS LISTEN CLOSELY TO SNATCH BUGS FROM THE AIRCURTIS SEGARRANOVEMBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Her front leg had been amputated to stop the cancer from spreading.
WHEN PHYSICIANS AND VETERINARIANS TEAM UP, ALL SPECIES BENEFITLIZ DEVITTNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Their commander is a serious man with his left arm amputated just below the elbow.
CRIME, CORONA, COPPER AND TROUBLE IN ZAMBIAEUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 30, 2020OZY
He was removed to the rear, and the doctors decided that it was necessary to amputate the right leg.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Will it cripple you seriously to lose that hand; because Im afraid theyll have to amputate when you go down.
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The thing necessary was to amputate the gangrened limb, and so prevent the disease from attacking the whole body.
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True, her right leg was broken, and it had been necessary to amputate her left foot in order to save her life.
COMPLETE SHORT WORKSGEORG EBERS
For a moment she had a passing dream that some one was trying to amputate her hand with a wood-saw, then it all came back to her.
WHEAT AND HUCKLEBERRIESCHARLOTTE MARION (WHITE) VAILE
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