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Two years ago, Microsoft had a heart-rending ad showing disabled children using its adaptive Xbox controller and Google also had me near tears with its ad showing the power of its realtime translation app.
WHY BIG TECH SAT OUT THE SUPER BOWLAARON PRESSMANFEBRUARY 8, 2021FORTUNE
C'est ce qui rend les Sauvages vagabons, & fait qu'ilz ne peuvent vivre en vne place.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
O that thou wouldst rend the heavens, and wouldst come down: the mountains would melt away at thy presence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
There was no time to have a care for sunken bowlders, reaching up to rend the thin bottom.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
He answered that he had not; and therefore the Thing threatened to rend him in pieces, but he got rid of it by calling upon God.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
"Positive, Citizen," Barrent said, wondering if Rend had recognized him.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
Tem Rend's application had finally been accepted by the Assassin's Guild.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
She is my only earthly comfort, and it will rend my heart to part with her, but—I must.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
Vertical shocks are most severe; they rend the walls, and raise the houses out of their foundations.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
She had no sooner said it than she burst into a dry hard sobbing, so violent that it seemed to rend her.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
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admonition

WORDS RELATED TO REND

  • bent
  • coerced
  • compelled
  • contorted
  • dislocated
  • dislodged
  • distorted
  • dragged
  • exacted
  • extracted
  • perverted
  • pinched
  • pulled
  • rent
  • ripped
  • screwed
  • sprained
  • squeezed
  • strained
  • tore
  • tugged
  • tweaked
  • twisted
  • wrested
  • wrung
  • yanked
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