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1. lacerate

verb. ['ˈlæsɝˌeɪt'] cut or tear irregularly.

Synonyms

  • rupture
  • bust
  • tear

Antonyms

  • be well
  • undamaged
  • inelasticity
  • stand still

Etymology

  • laceraten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laceratus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Lacerate

  • accelerate
  • adulterate
  • agglomerate
  • ameliorate
  • aspirate
  • cogenerate
  • collaborate
  • commemorate
  • commiserate
  • confederate
  • cooperate
  • cooperate
  • corroborate
  • decelerate
  • decorate
  • degenerate
  • deliberate
  • deteriorate
  • elaborate
  • emirate

Sentences with lacerate


1. Verb, base form
If a drinking glass breaks during use, broken glass can lacerate the mouth or throat of the user.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Swarming people and other mammals, black flies lacerate the skin and suck the blood of their victims.

3. Adjective
But these, too, can block or even lacerate part of the digestive system.

2. lacerate

adjective. ['ˈlæsɝˌeɪt'] irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn.

Synonyms

  • rough

Antonyms

  • good health
  • pleasure

Etymology

  • laceraten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laceratus (Latin)

3. lacerate

adjective. ['ˈlæsɝˌeɪt'] having edges that are jagged from injury.

Synonyms

  • lacerated
  • mangled
  • torn

Antonyms

  • uncoiled
  • benevolence
  • keep
  • respect

Etymology

  • laceraten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laceratus (Latin)

4. lacerate

verb. ['ˈlæsɝˌeɪt'] deeply hurt the feelings of; distress.

Synonyms

  • bruise
  • injure
  • spite
  • offend
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • repair
  • success
  • rich
  • defend

Etymology

  • laceraten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laceratus (Latin)
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