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tear down to destroy or demolish.
tear gas any of several chemicals that induce tears, eye irritation, or temporary blindness, used esp. in warfare or by police to quell riots.
tear sheet a page torn from a magazine or the like, often used to prove to an advertiser that an advertisement was indeed published.
tear up to rip into small pieces or shreds.
tear-gas to hurl tear gas at, usu. in the form of grenades or projectiles.
wear and tear deterioration or wear caused by ordinary use; normal depreciation.