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Verb
Present participle for move very quickly in a reckless or excited manner
“Yes, it's a slightly bumpy ride on my trusty bike, but I'm grateful that some vehicle drivers can no longer tear along at high speeds.”
Verb
Present participle for be in a state of uncertainty between two conflicting options or parties
“Marguerite was torn between a fit of laughter, or bursting into tears.”
Verb
Present participle for cut, rip an object
“Canine teeth are for tearing flesh.”
Verb
“Grabbing the notes from the bed, she began to tear them into small pieces.”
Verb
“Be careful not to tear the plastic or break the aluminum strip.”
Verb
Verb
Present participle for remove by pulling forcefully
Noun
A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
Adjective
Adjective
Noun
Noun
An instance where something splits
Adjective
Intensely painful
Adjective
Causing great physical or mental pain
Adjective
Intensely or unbearably painful
Noun
An irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure
Adjective
Intensely or unbearably painful
Noun
A wound inflicted by a snake, insect, or spider
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