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lacerate

verb

Synonyms of lacerate

(Entry 1 of 2)

to cut (someone's flesh) deeply or roughly
  • The broken glass lacerated his feet.
  • The patient's hand was severely lacerated.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for lacerate

lacerate

adjective
variants: or lacerated

Synonyms & Antonyms of lacerate (Entry 2 of 2)

as in shredded

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The first known use of lacerate was in the 15th century

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“Lacerate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lacerate. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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