divel

transitive verb di·vel \(ˈ)dī¦vel, də̇ˈv-\

Definition of divel

divelled

;

divelled

;

divelling

;

divels

archaic

  1. :  to tear asunder or draw apart

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Origin and Etymology of divel

Latin divellere, from di- (from dis- apart) + vellere to pluck, pull — more at dis-, vulnerable


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