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surgical

view main entry for surgical adjective  /ˈsɜː(r)dʒɪk(ə)l/
British English pronunciation: surgical
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surgically

  adverb
British English pronunciation: surgically
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webrooming

the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it

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panjandrum

a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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