freeze off

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Verb1.freeze off - reject with contemptfreeze off - reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"
refuse, decline - show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike"
rebuff, snub, repel - reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
pass up, turn down, decline, refuse, reject - refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality"
turn down, turn away, refuse, reject - refuse entrance or membership; "They turned away hundreds of fans"; "Black people were often rejected by country clubs"

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He or she can refer her to a dermatologist who can freeze off the warts with a treatment called liquid nitrogen.
Molluscum contagiosum causes lumps which your doctor can freeze off.
If that doesn't work, a doctor may use liquid nitrogen to freeze off the wart.
Buy a can of CRC Freeze Off penetrating spray ($6) and an air chisel fitted with a "hammer bit.
Prestige currently markets the Compound W wart treatment line, which includes Compound W Freeze Off and six other products for wart removal.
That also makes them less likely to freeze off when running nylons or micropellets.
The temperature of the melt cannot be so high that the material will smear out under the action of the cutter, but at the same time the temperature cannot be so low that all of the die holes are allowed to freeze off.