verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of dissever
OTHER WORDS FROM disseverdis·sev·er·ance, dis·sev·er·ment, dis·sev·er·a·tion, nounun·dis·sev·ered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for dissever
Secrecy and guilt go so perpetually together, that it is almost difficult for the mind to dissever them.The Doctor's Wife|M. E. Braddon
He then corded it so firmly that it would require both industry and patience to dissever the several knots and twistings.The Buccaneer|Mrs. S. C. Hall
But—and I forbear to lead up to it artistically—I dissever myself from your chariot wheels.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
I had recourse to the expedient of spreading my letters on a dry towel and draining them before attempting to dissever the leaves.
Political Zionism alone can transcend and unite: any religious formula would disturb and dissever.Dreamers of the Ghetto|I. Zangwill