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
Another person said Randy left the April 15 party with a man who later dismembered him after Randy overdosed.
According to Baumburg, Giddens killed his mother and dismembered her body, feeding parts of it to dogs.
In 2001, Durst was arrested after killing and dismembering his neighbor, Morris Black, and throwing his body parts into Galveston Bay.
Simon Pegg Used His Star Wars Knowledge to Get an Extra Scene in The Force Awakens Scott Kowalchyk Who doesn't dream of getting dismembered by Chewbacca?
But his brother, Seth, god of chaos, dismembered his body and scattered its pieces.
Victims are dismembered, decapitated, disemboweled, set on fire, and chopped into little pieces. . .
Thin lenses of pillow basalts and ultramafics, too, were likely proof that hundreds or thousands of miles of ancient ocean floor had been dismembered and sliced, a process requiring staggering amounts of displacement and deformation.
The dismembered, partially decomposing bodies of Marilynn Pickett, 15, and Jackson Wiles, 24, were found in plastic tubs filled with chemicals in the basement of a home last August, ABCFOX Montana reported.
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Origin and Etymology of dismember
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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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