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English verb: discerp

1. discerp (contact) divide into pieces


SamplesOur department was dismembered when our funding dried up.
The Empire was discerped after the war.


Synonymsdismember, take apart


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)divide, part, separate

2. discerp (contact) cut off from a whole


SamplesHis head was severed from his body.
The soul discerped from the body.


Synonymslop, sever


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut


Verb groupbreak up, sever









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