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Synonyms for asunder

to pieces

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Synonyms for asunder

widely separated especially in space

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into parts or pieces

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References in classic literature ?
Now, Joe, examining this iron with a smith's eye, declared it to have been filed asunder some time ago.
They had to be burst asunder; they were burst asunder.
They have a kind of tree, which at forty years old loosens in the root, and falls with the first storm: it grows very straight, and being pointed like stakes with a sharp stone (for the HOUYHNHNMS know not the use of iron), they stick them erect in the ground, about ten inches asunder, and then weave in oat straw, or sometimes wattles, between them.
There was a moment of breathless suspense, then one bird loosed its hold and the huge block of stone hurtled through the air, but thanks to the presence of mind of the helmsman, who turned our ship violently in another direction, it fell into the sea close beside us, cleaving it asunder till we could nearly see the bottom.
The King saw at once that it was his own Queen, and immediately hewed asunder the iron chain that was fastened to the belt.
NIGERIA'S existence as one united country is a divine arrangement and nothing should be done to put it asunder, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday.
Asunder Sunderland Cultural Partnership co-commissioned Asunder with 14-18 Now, the official cultural commemoration programme for the First World War.
The standard proof text ("What God has joined together, let no one put asunder," Matthew 19:6) merits closer reading.
They have wives and kids, and we kneweven without knowing precisely howthat a family's fabric had been ripped asunder, forever beyond repair.
Hand in Hand I could tell they were not talking By the way they were walking At least a yard or two apart I knew at once they had trouble at heart Usually they walked hand in hand Like two lovers strolling along the sands Both ignoring one another I wondered what had caused such asunder Their silence was almost deafening Hopefully not marriage threatening Their love should bring them back together Alas love can be more stormy than any weather.
We've got another woman PM for the Tories, And the Labour Party is split asunder.
HOW dare a few hundred thousand members tear the Labour Party asunder for four years and leave millions of Labour voters at the mercy of a Tory Government?
Lord, abiding the streets till my voice tears the night asunder.
The blast was meant to tear asunder the fabric of the well-knitted Kuwaiti society by fomenting sectarian divisions and conflicts, His Highness said, but that would not happen as Kuwaitis value their unity and societal solidarity.
The problem is anyone who has lived in this country for more than a few months will be well aware the health service is falling asunder.