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Abaxial

Definition of abaxial:

part of speech: adjective

That surface of any structure which is remote or turned away from the axis.

part of speech: adjective

Not in the axis: specifically, in botany, applied to the embryo when out of the axis of the seed. Also ABAXILE.

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Violate

To treat roughly or severely; to ill- use; to encroach or trespass upon; as, to violate an other's rights or property; to profane or treat irreverently; as, to violate a tomb or grave; to transgress, as the law; to disregard, as a treaty; to break, as a promise; to outrage or dishonor. ...

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