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cut away

verb as in amputate

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A decade later, detectives in that same school cut away the bloodied edges on the projects of other children.

The television cameras cut away from the Republican ticket quickly.

Lights would go out in the middle of his broadcast, and cameras once cut away from him in mid-sentence to a promo spot.

The viewers were, as they say, riding along with Wheldon until the director cut away to a wider shot of the unfolding crash.

Then he cut away the knobs by which he climbed to it, until there was barely sufficient for his own tiny toes to rest on.

He turned his arm so that we could see the ripped stitching where his sergeant's stripes had been cut away.

The rest of the party came up at this moment and helped cut away the skin of the boa.

The bulwarks, boats, and binnacle were carried clean off, and the mainmast had to be cut away.

At the same instant a detonation was heard, and a bullet cut away a branch just over the Chiefs head.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cut away, such as: cut off, sever, dismember, eliminate, excise, and lop.

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