[leys-mey-king] /ˈleɪsˌmeɪ kɪŋ/
the art, act, or process of , .
noun 1. (def 3).
[leys] /leɪs/ noun 1. a netlike ornamental fabric made of threads by hand or machine. 2. a cord or string for holding or drawing together, as when passed through holes in opposite edges. 3. ornamental cord or braid, especially of gold or silver, used to decorate uniforms, hats, etc. 4. a small amount of alcoholic […]
/ˈlæsərənt/ adjective 1. painfully distressing; harrowing
[verb las-uh-reyt; adjective las-uh-reyt, -er-it] /verb ˈlæs əˌreɪt; adjective ˈlæs əˌreɪt, -ər ɪt/ verb (used with object), lacerated, lacerating. 1. to tear roughly; mangle: The barbed wire lacerated his hands. 2. to distress or torture mentally or emotionally; wound deeply; pain greatly: His bitter criticism lacerated my heart. adjective 3. . verb (transitive) (ˈlæsəˌreɪt) 1. […]