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sunder

sun·der

sunder

 
 
pronunciation:
suhn dr
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sundered, sundering, sunders
definition: to tear, force, or break apart; divide.
One blow from the sledgehammer sundered the rock.
similar words:
bust, tear
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become broken into pieces.
similar words:
shatter
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derivation: sunderable (adj.)