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noun as in cut made by slicing

verb as in cut by slicing

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Until a year ago, phosphate mining had left gashes up to dozens of meters deep here.

Horrid the gashes where jagged iron had cut through the flesh, severing arteries and tendons in an instant.

There were seams in the masonry, and great gashes where the solid bolts crumbled the bricks to dust.

That her sharp nails had been busy to good effect was proved by the long, deep gashes on the faces and necks of both seamen.

In each of the shorter ones he made one slight gash and in each of the longer ones two gashes.

What wounded man inquires whether the surgeon that tents his gashes have clean hands or not?


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gashes, such as: laceration, incision, tear, split, wound, and gouge.

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