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  • as inabuse
  • as inrebuke
  • as inburst
  • as incensure

synonyms for tear apart

  • insult
  • offend
  • persecute
  • revile
  • backbite
  • bash
  • belittle
  • berate
  • calumniate
  • cap
  • castigate
  • decry
  • defame
  • derogate
  • discount
  • knock
  • minimize
  • nag
  • oppress
  • reproach
  • ride
  • scold
  • signify
  • slam
  • slap
  • smear
  • sound
  • trash
  • upbraid
  • vilify
  • vituperate
  • zing
  • bad-mouth
  • blow off
  • cuss out
  • cut down
  • cut to the quick
  • do a number on
  • dump on
  • give a black eye
  • hurl brickbat
  • pick on
  • put down
  • rag on
  • rip up
  • run down
  • sling mud
  • swear at
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antonyms for tear apart

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  • compliment
  • approve
  • exalt
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • acclaim
  • adulate
  • benefit
  • care for
  • cherish
  • commend
  • defend
  • esteem
  • help
  • honor
  • preserve
  • prize
  • protect
  • respect
  • revere
  • treasure
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How to use tear apart in a sentence

Moreover, most of the burrows were only a few feet apart and no agonistic behavior was witnessed.
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Not a few of these are extremely beautiful, and are well worth growing on this account, quite apart from their peculiarity.
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He went himself to the kitchen, which was a building apart from the cottages and lying to the rear of the house.
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All Koreans pay great honour to their dead parents, and tablets to their memory are placed in some room set apart for the purpose.
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It has a training value entirely apart‌ from its practical value in that case.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Louis turned at the exclamation, and looked on the faithful servant; but no tear was in his eye, no sound on his lip.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
By what word is the relation between “pendulum” and “a smile and tear” described?
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It was a pretty house, stood a little apart from the forge, and was called Rock Villa.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The combination of the safe set apart for the use of the board will be controlled by two persons designated by the board.
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In the tear-stained story of humanity there has never been aught to surpass the thrilling record of Cawnpore.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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