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ra·zor

razor

 
 
pronunciation:
reI zr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a tool with a very sharp blade that is used for shaving hair from the body or face.
 
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The word razor contains the following parts:
ras, rad, raz Latin root that means scrape
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-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean