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noun as in cut, wound

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She also took photos of the welts across her chest, multiple lacerations on her right upper arm and a bruised lip.

Right behind them were “drinking glasses” — most likely from lacerations when the glasses broke.

She had a severe laceration and died at the scene, police said.

A doctor told police that the type of internal injuries Gabriel exhibited, such as lacerations to his liver and kidney, require a “tremendous amount of force,” according to the court document.

The man then assaulted the acquaintance with a pocketknife, causing a laceration on the acquaintance’s hand.

Doctors at St. Luke-Roosevelt hospital confirmed that Williams had suffered only a laceration on his head and a few bruises.

“All the injuries we treated were consistent with laceration-type injuries,” said Rasa.

Somehow he got up with the only injury a laceration in his chin.

He said the index finger was also cut off at the top, and the middle finger had a deep laceration from tip to base.

Her very anxiety to conceal the signs of laceration betrayed the extent to which she had been torn.

He would espy the beauty of an old binding through any amount of abrasion and laceration.

But the icy welcome, the cold and contemptuous tone of my brother, put the finishing touch to the laceration of my heart!

She suffered from an old laceration of the heart, the more wounding in that, for pride's sake, she must ever deny it expression.

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

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laceration, such as: lesion, gash, injury, pierce, rip, and slash.

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