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
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Participants were not warned beforehand that some of the clips were extremely violent, including scenes of women being killed and dismembered, according to a complaint filed with the New York State Department of Health.
Pinterest The 38-year-old man accused of killing and dismembering a Seattle-area mom last year pleaded guilty on Monday to her first-degree murder, PEOPLE confirms.
Republican attempts to dismember Obamacare have been hugely unpopular with those who rely on the program and Alabama is no exception to the rule.
The garimpeiros reportedly spoke of dismembering the bodies and throwing them in the river to destroy any trace of their deeds.
Jeffrey Dahmer raped, murdered and dismembered at least 17 men and boys in Milwaukee between 1978 and 1991.
So far, Takahiro Shiraishi, 27, only faces a possible charge of abandoning bodies, but police are expected to seek murder and dismembering charges.
Danish inventor Peter Madsen has now admitted to dismembering the body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, The Guardian reports.
The New York Police Department has a new tool for cases involving dismembered homicide victims—technology that creates profiles of such victims’ heads.
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Origin and Etymology of dismember
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbreak up, bust, distintegrate, break, disrupt, fracture, fragment, rive
Related Wordsatomize, crush, grind, powder, pulverize, reduce; blast, blow up, burst, detonate, explode; crack, pop, shatter, shiver, smash; chip, sliver, splinter, split; implode; destroy, ruin, wreck
Near Antonymsdoctor, fix, heal, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renovate, repair
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