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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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  • The cattle were led to the abattoir.
  • Ablative somehow reminds me of the word abattoir, which is more disgusting than evil.
  • The abattoir is a community owned facility and we want this to be a part of our community for
  • The issue of the abattoir was the straw that broke the camel's back, "he told reporters at DAP headquarters here today. for more
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