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dilacerate


dilacerate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dilacerate  \Di*lac"er*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dilacerated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Dilacerating}.]  [L.  dilaceratus  p.  p.  of 
  dilacerare  to  tear  apart;  di-  =  dis-  +  lacerare  to  tear.] 
  To  rend  asunder;  to  tear  to  pieces.  --Sir  T.  Browne.