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Word: sunder

Definition: separate; part; CF. asunder


Sentences Containing 'sunder'

Free from all compulsion in all cheerfulness and alacrity thou mayst run out thy time, though men should exclaim against thee never so much, and the wild beasts should pull in sunder the poor members of thy pampered mass of flesh.

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