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dilacerate

[ dih-las-uh-reyt, dahy- ]
/ d瑟藞l忙s 蓹藢re瑟t, da瑟- /
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verb (used with object), di路lac路er路at路ed, di路lac路er路at路ing.
to tear apart or to pieces.
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Origin of dilacerate

1375鈥1425; late Middle English (adj.) <Latin d墨lacer膩tus torn to pieces (past participle of d墨lacer膩re), equivalent to d墨-di-2 + lacer膩tus torn; see lacerate
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