Definition of Lacerative

1. a. Lacerating, or having the power to lacerate; as, lacerative humors.



Definition of Lacerative

1. Adjective. Lacerating, or having the power to lacerate. ¹

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Definition of Lacerative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacerative

lacemen
lacepod
lacer
lacerable
lacerant
lacerate
lacerated
lacerated foramen
lacerater
laceraters
lacerates
lacerating
laceratingly
laceration
lacerations
lacerative (current term)
laceries
lacers
lacert
lacerta
lacertian
lacertid
lacertid lizard
lacertids
lacertilia
lacertilian
lacertilians
lacertiloid
lacertine
lacerts

Literary usage of Lacerative

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1. The Homoeopathic domestic medicine by Joseph Laurie (1883)
"... recurring or becoming aggravated with every fall of temperature; gout and rheumatism; tearing pains on one side of the head; burning or lacerative pains ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"... and its dental characters indicate a high degree of efficiency of both the lacerative and of the biting functions. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"lacerative, (las'-ser-a-tiv) a. Tearing; having the power to tear. LACHES, (lauh -11) ns A law term, signifying negligence or slackness. ..."

4. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1810)
"¡Lade, lade. s. the mouth of a river—v. lacerative, las'ser-a-tlv. a. tearing (Lady, li'dê. s. a female title of honour Lachrymal, ..."

5. The Methodist Review (1899)
"In Arthur Dimmesdale conscience is lacerative. In Jean Valjean conscience is regulative, creative, constructive. Jean Valjean is conscience, and conscience ..."

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