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tearing

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  • verbcut, rip an object
  • verbmove very fast
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Synonyms for tearing

verb cut, rip an object
  • break
  • crack
  • damage
  • divide
  • grab
  • injure
  • mangle
  • pull
  • rive
  • rupture
  • separate
  • sever
  • shred
  • slash
  • snatch
  • split
  • wrench
  • yank
  • claw
  • cleave
  • extract
  • fray
  • frazzle
  • gash
  • impair
  • incise
  • jigsaw
  • lacerate
  • mutilate
  • pluck
  • rend
  • ribbon
  • rift
  • run
  • scratch
  • seize
  • slit
  • sunder
  • wrest
  • evulse
  • pull apart

Antonyms for tearing

  • agree
  • attach
  • combine
  • cure
  • fix
  • heal
  • help
  • join
  • marry
  • mend
  • push
  • sew
  • unite
  • insert
  • idle
  • wait
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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adjective. torturous, painful

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adjective. dangerous, frightening

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adjective. speeding

racing

noun. competition
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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