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Definition 1: cut or tear irregularly - [verb of contact]

(lacerate is a kind of ...) separate or cause to separate abruptly

"The rope snapped" "tear the paper"

Definition 2: deeply hurt the feelings of; distress - [verb of emotion]

Samples where lacerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his lacerating remarks

(lacerate is a kind of ...) hurt the feelings of

"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised my ego"

Definition 3: having edges that are jagged from injury - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for lacerate in the sense of this definition

(lacerate is similar to ...) harmed

"injured soldiers"

Definition 4: irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lacerate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lacerate leaves

Synonyms for lacerate in the sense of this definition

(lacerate is similar to ...) of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

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