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bacteroidal

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microorganism, micro-organism, bacterioid, bacterioidal, bacteroid, bacterioid, bacterioidal, bacteroid.
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Spell check of shave

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Correct spelling:
shave
Definition:
cut closely; " trim my beard"

Synonyms:

noun
act
shave, shaving.
shave
plane, shaving, trim, knock off.
verb
body
shave.
cheapen
belittle, cheapen, debase, degrade, devaluate, devalue, mark down, slash.
contact
shave, trim.
cut outer covering off
barber, brush, clip, crop, cut, cut back, cut down, decorticate, graze, kiss, pare, peel, plane, prune, shear, shingle, shred, skim, skin, slash, sliver, strip, touch, trim, make bare, slice thin.
diminish
abbreviate, abridge, bob, clip, compact, compress, concentrate, condense, contract, crop, cull, curtail, decrease, decrement, deflate, deplete, diminish, downgrade, drain, dwindle, erode, lessen, lighten, minimize, nip, pare, prune, reduce, shear, shorten, shrink, taper, trim, truncate, weed.
subtract
cut, deduct, delete, depreciate, discount, dock, elide, lower, subtract.
Examples of usage:
  1. " Oh, Le, my boy, what a close shave this is! – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  2. He hadn't time, he said, to look after the little girl and shave his face every day as well. – Half-Past Bedtime by H. H. Bashford
  3. The closest shave, though, was when George, coming down the country, was pounced upon by a tiger and carried off. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  4. One or two even tried to shave at the last moment. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  5. He does not shave, and his beard is brown. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne

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