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Cut severely short (5)


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'cut' is the definition.
(to sever is to cut or split)

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(Other definitions for sever that I've seen before include "Cut right off" , "Divide, cut" , "Cut off suddenly" , "Cut completely" , "Cut or break off, perhaps a relationship" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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