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Synonyms of rending

Verb


1. rend, rip, rive, pull, tear, rupture, snap, bust

usage: tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"

Adjective


1. rending, ripping, splitting, cacophonous (vs. euphonious), cacophonic

usage: resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree; "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward"

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