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rived

verb
past tense of rive

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1 to cause to separate into pieces usually suddenly or forcibly
  • road pavement that had been riven by the annual freeze-and-thaw cycle

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2 to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it
  • the bitter disappointment threatened to rive my heart in two

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“Rived.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rived. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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