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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avulseverb

    separate by avulsion


  1. avulseverb

    To tear off forcibly.


  1. avulse

    To avulse is to pull off or tear away forcibly. It is often used in medical context to describe the tearing away of a body part, typically a limb, suddenly and violently.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avulseverb

    to pluck or pull off

  2. Etymology: [L. avulsus, p. p. of avellere to tear off; a (ab) + vellere to pluck.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Avulse

    a-vuls′, v.t. to pluck or tear away.—n. Avul′sion, forcible separation. [L. avell-ĕre, avulsum.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of avulse in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of avulse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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