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rive

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rive

  1. 1 to cause to separate into pieces usually suddenly or forcibly road pavement that had been riven by the annual freeze-and-thaw cycle Synonyms of rive break up, bust, distintegrate, dismember, disrupt, fracture, fragment, breakWords Related to rive atomize, crush, grind, powder, pulverize, reduce; blast, blow up, burst, detonate, explode; crack, pop, shatter, shiver, smash; chip, sliver, splinter, split; implode; destroy, ruin, wreckNear Antonyms of rive doctor, fix, heal, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renovate, repair

  2. 2 to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it the bitter disappointment threatened to rive my heart in two Synonyms of rive rend, ribbon, rip, tear, shred, tatterWords Related to rive break, cleave, rupture, split; cut, gash, incise, lacerate, slash; butcher, dismember, dissect, hack, mangle


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