Origin of dismember
OTHER WORDS FROM dismemberdis·mem·ber·er, noundis·mem·ber·ment, nounnon·dis·mem·ber·ment, noun
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How to use dismember in a sentence
“I could not stop the General Assembly from dismembering Nashville,” Cooper said in January, when the map was finalized.Ogles wins closely watched GOP primary for U.S. House in Tennessee|David Weigel|August 5, 2022|Washington Post
In the ensuing “Century of Humiliation,” civil war and western rapacity came close to dismembering China.Central Asia Could Be the Key to Driving a Wedge Between Russia and China|Ian Morris|May 12, 2022|Time
Lucke recounts one investigation in 1990 of a nurse who was found dismembered, her remains distributed among multiple trash bags.Meet the 95-Year-Old ‘Medical Detective’ Who Has Examined Famous Cases From JFK to JonBenet Ramsey|Jess McHugh|April 13, 2022|Time
Her explanation for dismembering and disposing of Marcos was suspiciously vague.Netflix’s Baffling Defense of a Woman Who Dismembered Her Rich Husband|Nick Schager|July 9, 2021|The Daily Beast
Release of the report marks the end of a long process that began when Khashoggi, lured to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to pick up documents, was drugged and dismembered by Saudi agents.
He told reporters how his assailants had recognized him, set upon him with knives and tried to dismember his wrists.
The headlines were gruesome: after shooting and killing him, she had used a chain saw to dismember his body.My First Autopsy Report: Excerpt From David Berg’s ‘Run, Brother, Run’`|David Berg|June 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is easy to get a handle on it if you dismember your victim.
Dismember me this animal, and return him in a basket to the base-born knave who sent him; other answer have I none!A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Ned he gin hit to me way back yander, I dismember how long ergo, und he tole me to put it in de blu chiss, twell he ax for hit.The Broken Sword|Dennison Worthington
Or is it really true, as many think, that your statesmen would gladly dismember this Union?
No man should ever be elected President of this country who raised his hand to dismember and destroy it.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Often they completely dismember themselves, an action which does them no permanent injury, since they reproduce lost parts.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold