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verb (used with object), lacerated, lacerating.
to tear roughly; mangle:
The barbed wire lacerated his hands.
to distress or torture mentally or emotionally; wound deeply; pain greatly:
His bitter criticism lacerated my heart.
verb (transitive) (ˈlæsəˌreɪt)
to tear (the flesh, etc) jaggedly
to hurt or harrow (the feelings, etc)
adjective (ˈlæsəˌreɪt; -rɪt)
having edges that are jagged or torn; lacerated: lacerate leaves

lacerate lac·er·ate (lās’ə-rāt’)
v. lac·er·at·ed, lac·er·at·ing, lac·er·ates
To rip, cut, or tear. adj. (-rĭt, -rāt’)

Torn; mangled.



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