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Word: LACERATE

A person is TEARING a LASSI ( in Hindi, a drink made of curd) RATE sheet displayed outside the LASSI shop

 

Word : LACERATE

Pronunciation : lac·er·ate  (lăs′ə-rāt′)

Breakup : LASSI + RATE

Meaning :  To tear roughly, mangle;

 

Synonym:

 Mangle, Tear

Sentence:

 1. Lacerated thigh of a grenadier, whose flesh had been torn off by a hand-grenade.

Origin & History:

late Middle English: from Latin lacerat- ‘mangled’, from the verb lacerare, from lacer ‘mangled, torn’.

 

 

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