Thesaurus / 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.

A Terrible TomboyAngela Brazil

From another he heard the rumour that the Carlists had torn up the line between Pampeluna and Castéjon.

The Velvet GloveHenry Seton Merriman

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.

Jacob FaithfulCaptain Frederick Marryat

They went through suburbs where the roads had been unrepaired or torn up by shrapnel.

Mrs. Warren's DaughterSir Harry Johnston

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 Bush BoysCaptain Mayne Reid

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.

Shadows of FlamesAmelie Rives
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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