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Noun
A long tear or cut
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“The pants had a rip on the knee.”
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A licentious, dissolute person
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Someone, especially a young child, who is poorly or raggedly dressed
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A strong flow of surface water, away from the shore, that returns water from incoming waves
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A fraud or swindle, especially something that is grossly overpriced
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A sudden violent twist or pull
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A dashing and fashionable gentleman
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A type of horse
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A period or instance of engaging in joyful activities
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Verb
Make a long tear or cut in
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“Carefully, doing her best not to rip it, Adia pulled the crumpled piece of paper out of the hole and unfolded it.”
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To pull forcefully, typically with the intention of separating or extracting
“The more I read, the more I wanted to rip the pages apart.”
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To move or proceed very quickly
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To divide or separate the parts of (especially something flimsy such as paper or fabric), by cutting or tearing
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To criticize or point out the mistakes or weaknesses in
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To physically tear apart
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To criticize or scold sternly
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To tear after catching onto something
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To give a synopsis (summary) of
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To injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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To appropriate without giving credit or acknowledgment
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To inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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To masticate (food, or the cud)
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To bring disrepute to, especially through aspersions
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Assert something as a position in an argument
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