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Synonyms of rive

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"

2. cleave, split, rive, tear

usage: separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone"

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