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Definitions of abstersion word

  • noun abstersion the act of wiping clean or cleansing 3
  • noun abstersion (archaic) Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging. (First attested around 1350 to 1470.). 1

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abstersion popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for abstersion

noun abstersion

  • removal — the act of removing.
  • coup — When there is a coup, a group of people seize power in a country.
  • liquidation — the process of realizing upon assets and of discharging liabilities in concluding the affairs of a business, estate, etc.
  • suppression — the act of suppressing.
  • abolition — The abolition of something such as a system or practice is its formal ending.

Antonyms for abstersion

noun abstersion

  • holding — an act of holding fast by a grasp of the hand or by some other physical means; grasp; grip: Take hold. Do you have a hold on the rope?
  • keeping — board and lodging; subsistence; support: to work for one's keep.
  • maintenance — the act of maintaining: the maintenance of proper oral hygiene.

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