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dilacerate

[dih-las-uh-reyt, dahy-] /dɪˈlæs əˌreɪt, daɪ-/
verb (used with object), dilacerated, dilacerating.
1.
to tear apart or to pieces.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin dīlacerātus torn to pieces (past participle of dīlacerāre), equivalent to dī- di-2 + lacerātus torn; see lacerate
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