lacerated :

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  • v  cut or tear irregularly
  • v  deeply hurt the feelings of; distress
  • s  irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
  • s  having edges that are jagged from injury

  • Why, for example, did Sylvia not escape from the Baniszewski house, where police found her lacerated body last October? From the testimony, she emerged as a simple, stoic girl who .
  • That Was the Week That Was, fondly known as TW3, lampooned and lacerated the Establishment, pooh-poohed every fat-cat institution from advertising to Buckingham Palaceand .
  • His passage leaves a boiling wake of lacerated egos, but it also leaves a feeling, even among the lacerated, that something special has happened.
News & Articles

  • Police: Three Children Struck By SUV In Huntington Station
    A 3-year-old girl suffered a lacerated finger, an 11-year-old girl suffered a minor head injury, and 6-year-old boy was hospitalized with a serious head injury, authorities said.
    June 23, 2013 - CBS New York
  • NYPD K9 Dog's Teeth Broken By Brawling Subway Passenger
    Yesterday morning, a member of the NYPD Transit Bureau's K9 team was injured while helping his human partner respond to a subway brawl on a subway platform. Bear was kicked in the mouth by a 22-year-old woman—four of the German shepherd's teeth were damaged and his tongue was lacerated. [ more › ]
    June 19, 2013 - Gothamist
  • JPSO: 13-year-old Terrytown boy booked with murder of his 5-year-old sister
    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a 13-year-old Terrytown boy and booked him with the murder of his 5-year-old sister. Devalon Armstrong inflicted several injuries upon the girl -- including broken ribs, internal bleeding and a lacerated liver --...
    June 18, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune

  • Nigel Lythgoe in FOXNews
    The results of Alex's MRI came in late last night,executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe said at the end of the show. "Alex has suffered a lacerated Achilles tendon."
  • Brendan Shanahan in Vancouver Sun
    Asked where he would draw the line on playing through pain, veteran Brendan Shanahan said, "I would say a lacerated spleen is where you draw the line. So you sit the next one out. But if (the series) goes seven . . . Sean gets a lot of attention for...
  • John Howard in
    Over the last day and a half I have been attacked and lacerated by the Opposition for expressing my view, but the leader of the Opposition does not have the guts to express his,Mr Howard said.

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