other words for torn up
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It is hard to be torn up by the roots, but you must not let it spoil your young lives, at any rate.
From another he heard the rumour that the Carlists had torn up the line between Pampeluna and Castéjon.
The roads were rifted and torn up by the deluge of rains which had poured down the mountain sides.
Great trees were torn up by the roots, and much shipping was destroyed along the coast.
Sarah had gone down into the counting-house, and obtained the invoice which the senior clerk had torn up.
They went through suburbs where the roads had been unrepaired or torn up by shrapnel.
The very floors of my rooms were torn up; my plate, linen, and important papers and documents, were carried away and destroyed.
In several places whole trees were torn up by their roots, and those, too, of considerable size.
The country here was not torn up by marmite holes, or the chasms made by the Big Berthas.
His tumultuous, painful sobbing shook them both—as if torn up by bloody roots came the great sobs.