Examples of dismember in a Sentence
The victims' bodies had been dismembered and buried in the basement.
quickly dismembered the old toolshed and hauled it off to the dump
Recent Examples of dismember from the Web
Dozier was sentenced to death in 2007 for robbing, killing and dismembering 22-year-old Jeremiah Miller at a Las Vegas motel in 2002.
Dozier was sentenced to die for robbing, killing and dismembering 22-year-old Jeremiah Miller at a Las Vegas motel in 2002.
His naked body — decapitated, dismembered, discarded — was found in front of a black cemetery just outside Jasper.
By the time the digging stopped, more than a month later, many more bodies, gruesomely dismembered, were discovered.
When 14-year-old Emmett Till’s dismembered body was shown to the world during his open-coffin funeral, the trajectory of American history and the civil rights movement were forever altered.
The donning of amulets fashioned from dismembered dead animals, like weasel testicles (in the Middle Ages) and mule uteri (in ancient Greece).
Soon after Mastropietro’s dismembered body was discovered, the police found her bloody clothes inside Oseghale’s apartment.
Rey is facing child endangerment charges following the discovery of his wife’s dismembered body in a Lenexa storage unit.
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DISMEMBER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dismember for English Language Learners
: to cut or tear (a body) into pieces
: to separate (something) into smaller parts
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