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    dismember

    dismember - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dismember

    Definition
    (verb) separate the limbs from the body
    Example Sentence
    • the tiger dismembered the tourist
    Definition
    (verb) divide into pieces
    Synonyms : discerp , take apart
    Example Sentence
    • our department was dismembered when our funding dried up
    • The Empire was discerped after the war
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dismember

member means it is a part of something.. dismember is to remove or cutoff..

member means limbs and dis means away. so taking limbs away. we can do that only by cutting into small pieces. for eg.a chicken

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