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noun as in dissection

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The plant contains numerous sulfur compounds, which mix with the salt in your tears to create a weak sulfuric acid—the reason why your eyes burn while dismembering these plants.

Attacked from behind and at times dismembered, the fallen residents of an ancient Iberian village add to evidence that prehistoric Europe was a violent place.

Allegations of fraud by Nikola have since dismembered its stock, with GM’s promised stake losing nearly $1 billion in value since the deal’s announcement.

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In fall 2010, heavy rains sparked flash floods, dismembering the metal culvert.

The dismemberment of Ukraine is as much his cause as theirs.

But letting a secession claim stand means dismemberment and they would appear to have little alternative but to confront it.

The Daily Pic: With his "Woodmen", George Baselitz prefigured digital dismemberment.

Canada however could not sustain this one-time venture into the lurid dismemberment marketplace.

Surrounding satellites could finish the job of complete dismemberment of the unfortunate loser.

The Castilians would doubtless have resented the dismemberment of the unwieldy body of which they formed the head.

He and he alone, they imagined, could avert that dismemberment of which they could not bear to think.

The dismemberment of the Affghan empire, however, from this time proceeded more rapidly.

Measures such as they desire will soon be carried, and the threatened dismemberment of the empire averted.

The Declaration has been announced as the birth of a nation, though it was actually the dismemberment of a nation.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dismemberment, such as: postmortem, anatomy, autopsy, examination, necropsy, and operation.

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