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    abscission

    abscission - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abscission

    Definition
    (noun) shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant Definition
    (noun) the act of cutting something off
    Synonyms : cutting off
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abscission

It had the word sciss(scissors) in it.Scissors are used for Cutting,seperating..

ab + scission = scissor scissor separates two things by cutting them ,so separation

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"abscission" sounds like "Recession"..nw a days companies are cutting their employs due to recession.

its from word abscissnic acid which causes cutting of bud off the plant. so abscission is cutting off

rogate is something that sounds rogam which should b abolished......

Imagin word in following way "absc I ssion". Here " I " is separating "absc" and "ssion". SO it is nothing but cutting these words.

rootword meaning ab(away)scission(scissors)=== scissors cut away anything in two parts

it may be from abscissa,i.e X-axis, X is crossed or cut off

Using word roots, abs=away or off and cis=cut/kill, hence abs+cis+sion= cut something off

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