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At the graft site, the plants form a kind of scar, or callus, that reestablishes the flow of water and nutrients through vascular tissues across the wound and sometimes gives rise to new shoots.

In attempting to reverse the results of the 1876 election, the Potter Committee unwittingly gave the public a glimpse of the corruption and graft which flowed through American political life.

Dali Yang, a University of Chicago political scientist, said China’s shift from decentralized drug approvals in the 1990s to centralized reviews in the 2000s created opportunities for graft.

While graft and weak transparency have long plagued China’s pharmaceutical industry, seldom has the reliability of a single drug vendor from the country mattered this much to the rest of the world.

The structures develop nerves that connect specialized cells in hair follicles, much like the neural circuit system that allows us to feel touch, and could one day help develop better skin grafts.

If the man becomes a grafter or thief, the President is attacked by the opposition.

An infallible recipe for the cure of ague is said to be the following: Go to a grafter of trees, and tell him your complaint.

Comstock was an old-style Puritan, and many insist that he was likewise an old-style grafter.

It is done in this way: a grafter becomes an assemblyman, and with others lays a plan of graft.

A pretty decent sort of a grafter, Grove is, but he's done with crooked work and has gone to California to lead a different life.


On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grafter, such as: bum, liar, scoundrel, swindler, wretch, and beggar.

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