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rend

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rend

  1. to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it <the prophecy that the disaster would cause people to rend their garments in mourning> Synonyms tear, ribbon, rip, rive, shred, tatterRelated Words break, cleave, rupture, split; cut, gash, incise, lacerate, slash; butcher, dismember, dissect, hack, mangle




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