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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used with object) : The storm rent the ship to pieces. ,a racial problem that is rending the nation
  • This may well be called the rending of another veil.
  • I would just like to add the idea of rending our garments & gnashing our teeth.
  • The heavy felt druggets were about as plastic as blotting paper and I derived little comfort from them until I hit upon the idea of rending them into strips. for more
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