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Adjective
Very impressive or high in quality or standard
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“The musical festival starts off with a ripping performance by a popular indie band.”
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Exciting, energetic, enthusiastic, with gusto
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Exuberantly lively and amusing
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Noun
A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
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An instance where something splits
Interjection
An elliptical exclamation of satisfaction or commendation
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Present participle for to make a long tear or cut in
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“Be careful not to rip the tarp when pulling it through the woods.”
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Present participle for to tear or shred something, typically into pieces
“He wanted to rip the letter in a thousand bits and throw them into the mud pools.”
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Present participle for to pull forcefully, typically with the intention of separating or extracting
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“The stone in my pocket weighed so heavily I could hardly sit upright. I wanted to rip it out of my smock and fling it into the next river.”
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Present participle for to move or proceed very quickly
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“We quickly rip through the market to decisively buy what we need.”
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Present participle for to criticize or point out the mistakes or weaknesses in
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Present participle for to criticize or scold sternly
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Present participle for to use or reproduce another's work without permission, especially illegally
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Present participle for to cut or slice something off
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Present participle for to give a synopsis (summary) of
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Present participle for to injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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Present participle for to damage (a muscle, ligament, etc.) by abnormal strain
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Present participle for to wear away or cause damage through applied friction
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Present participle for to inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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Present participle for to masticate (food, or the cud)
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Present participle for to bring disrepute to, especially through aspersions
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