laceration

[ las-uh-rey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF laceration

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His brain was numbed and he was blinded by the blood from the laceration over his eyes.

Now that he knows it, the knowledge afflicts him, to the laceration of his heart.

Ah, dear, dear, we shall have laceration unless we reduce this before we move you.

If they will part it must be with bitterness and laceration.

Oh, you all, by the tears that drop from your eyes, by the laceration of your bodies—you will be avenged!

The effort is idle, and ends only in the laceration of his skin.

There are no sharp edges about Him, no thrusting points, no instruments of laceration.

They shrink by an ungovernable instinct, as they would shrink from laceration.

The windowpanes showed great ragged holes, which explained the laceration of Shagarach's hands.

They even seem to have known of accidents such as we now discuss in connection with the laceration of the middle meningeal artery.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Middle French lacération, from Latin lacerationem (nominative laceratio), noun of action from past participle stem of lacerare (see lacerate).

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