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dissect

verb

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  1. to identify and examine the basic elements or parts of (something) especially for discovering interrelationships let's dissect the plot of this thriller to see what makes it thrilling Synonyms anatomize, assay, break down, cut, deconstruct, analyzeRelated Words assess, diagnose, evaluate, examine, inspect, investigate, scrutinize; arrange, assort, catalog (or catalogue), categorize, classify, codify, diagram, enumerate, index, order, schematize, sort, tabulate; divide, reduce, segment, separate, subdivideNear Antonyms agglomerate, aggregate, amalgamate, assimilate, coalesce, conglomerate, consolidate, integrate, synthesize, unify


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