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Verb: tear apart (tore apart,torn apart)
  1. Express a totally negative opinion of
    "The critics tore apart the performance";
    - pan, trash

Derived forms: tore apart, torn apart, tearing apart, tears apart

See also: tear

Type of: belittle, disparage, pick at