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

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn