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- (verb): IPA(key): /ˈlæ.sɚ.ejt/
- (verb): Hyphenation: lac‧er‧ate
- (adjective): IPA(key): /ˈlæ.sɚ.ət/
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- (transitive) To tear, rip or wound.
- (transitive) To defeat thoroughly; to thrash.
- 2012 September 15, Amy Lawrence, “Arsenal's Gervinho enjoys the joy of six against lowly Southampton”, in the Guardian:
- When the fixtures tumbled out of the computer for the start of a newly promoted season, Nigel Adkins must have wondered whether he had unknowingly broken any mirrors while walking under a ladder. Hot on the heels of a tough introduction to both Manchester clubs, a rampant Arsenal lacerated Southampton.
To tear, rip or wound
lacerate (not comparable)
- (botany) Jagged, as if torn or lacerated.
- The bract at the base is dry and papery, often lacerate near its apex.