Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of dismember.
  • n. The act or process whereby something is dismembered.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Okay, so I'm with the others who are more than a little disturbed at the idea of dismembering a teddy bear!

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  • ‘Five Oaks is an estate in itself; and the idea of dismembering the Brandon inheritance seems to me like taking a plank from a ship — all will go down when that is done.’

    Wylder's Hand

  • But when his distracting reminders began to pour in upon him, and the idea of dismembering what remained of his property came home to him, his resolution faltered.

    J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 3

  • 'Five Oaks is an estate in itself; and the idea of dismembering the

    Wylder's Hand

  • The idea for this came straight out of Sean of the Dead .. as anyone who's seen the film will realize ... .but then I couldn't resist the idea of dismembering those big furry eco-do-gooders, too

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  • Mexico has become the second richest nation in the West purely by crime and other parasitic practices, such as dismembering the US work force (with the blessing of both Social Liberals and Corporate Libertarians).

    Attending CPAC; A Visit To the Belly of the Beast

  • While he was president, Putin spoke of "dismembering" Ukraine if it continued to pursue its dreams of NATO membership.

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  • Moreover, the general conditions for, the creation of a diocese are the same as those required for dividing or "dismembering" a diocese.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Erfurt, after Sebastiani's return from Constantinople, although Napoleon still seemed to adhere to the idea of dismembering Turkey in Europe, he had admitted the correctness of his ambassador's reasoning: "That in this partition, the advantages would be all against him; that Russia and

    History of the Expedition to Russia Undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon in the Year 1812

  • "dismembering" of Mt Aspiring National Park, created by a National government in 1964.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

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