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n.1.A cutting off, through, or asunder; interruption.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Lyra's "price" of leaving her daemon involves, along with intense psychological, emotional, and even physical pain, losing that visualization of her own self: the outward manifestation of her soul that reminds her (especially after the episodes involving intercision at Bolvanger) of her consciousness, of her "alive-ness." Pullman emphasizes Pan's appearance in a haunting, heart-wrenching manner during this scene, and to heighten the importance of visualization to emotion, he does so through Will's eyes: