elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

Spotlit words Tuesday!

chirurgical [kahy-RUR-juh-kuhl]

(archaic) surgical, pertaining to or involving surgery or surgeons.


"As a chirurgeon," explained Sir Wallingsworth to young Miss Tree, "it is one of my duties to deal with life-renewing alterations to delicate human hearts. But I must inform you, Miss Tree, that I am also capable of handling the heart in a... less chirurgical manner."
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