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Creator Meredith Scardino freely borrows executive producer Tina Fey’s breakneck comic pacing and lacerating feminist critiques, especially when it comes to the damage wrought on women in the spotlight.
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He broke his leg as a sophomore, lacerated a kidney as a junior, turned pro anyway — and had to wait to celebrate.
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Women shall not lacerate their faces, nor indulge in immoderate wailing for the dead.
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These spurs do not lacerate the horse, as their points are blunt.
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Zoe trotted away with her head up, carrying the kitten very carefully lest her teeth should lacerate its tender skin.
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She was like a wounded animal that longs to strike, to tear with its claws, to lacerate and leave bleeding.
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Human souls were never made to do penance, to lacerate and torment themselves in worship or duty.
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These slings of fortune, however lightly he pretended to receive them, never failed to lacerate him.
JENNIE GERHARDTTHEODORE DREISER
So the cogwheels of a machine designed for some useful purpose will lacerate the hand of a man who gets in their way.
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And taking the spear thyself, thou didst direct it right against me, and didst lacerate my fair flesh.
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WORDS RELATED TO LACERATE

  • break
  • dig
  • graze
  • hurt
  • itch
  • lacerate
  • mangle
  • maul
  • open
  • rip
  • scrabble
  • scrap
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • tear
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