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Verb: lacerate  'la-su,reyt
  1. Cut or tear irregularly
  2. Deeply hurt the feelings of; distress
    "his lacerating remarks"
Adjective: lacerate  'la-su,reyt
  1. Irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
    "lacerate leaves";
    - lacerated
  2. Having edges that are jagged from injury
    - lacerated, mangled, torn

Derived forms: lacerated, lacerates, lacerating

See also: injured, rough

Type of: bruise, bust, hurt, injure, offend, rupture, snap, spite, tear, wound

Encyclopedia: Lacerate