Associations to the word «Lacerate»

Wiktionary

LACERATE, verb. To tear, rip or wound.
LACERATE, verb. To thoroughly defeat; to thrash
LACERATE, adjective. (botany) Jagged, as if torn or lacerated.

Dictionary definition

LACERATE, verb. Cut or tear irregularly.
LACERATE, verb. Deeply hurt the feelings of; distress; "his lacerating remarks".
LACERATE, adjective. Irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn; "lacerate leaves".
LACERATE, adjective. Having edges that are jagged from injury.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley