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1. rending

adjective. ['ˈrɛndɪŋ'] resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree.

Synonyms

  • cacophonous
  • ripping
  • splitting

Antonyms

  • quiet
  • golden
  • silvern
  • euphonous

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Words that Rhyme with Rending

  • overextending
  • comprehending
  • condescending
  • transcending
  • recommending
  • apprehending
  • suspending
  • pretending
  • portending
  • misspending
  • extending
  • expending
  • contending
  • befriending
  • unbending
  • relending
  • intending
  • impending
  • descending
  • depending
  • defending
  • commending
  • unending
  • spending
  • offending
  • blending
  • attending
  • ascending
  • amending
  • wending

Example sentences of the word rending


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Instead, wow guests by rending the ribbon a different way.

Quotes containing the word rending


1. Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in its desperation.""I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being, with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

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