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to separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument

to make a division into parts, sections, or branches

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36) For Dooyeweerd, there was no neutral sphere of life, dissevered from the kingdom of God, which is in fact the root of all societal structures.
Horrifying images of death in warfare ("Here flew a head dissevered from the trunk, / There mangled arms and legs were tossed aloft .
And if dissevered from the living Vine (1) How canst thou dream that thou hast Life Divine
Dissevered from the sounds and syntax of the original, their thoughts seem consistently conventional and unimpressive.
And the most marked evidence of the full weight and appreciation given to that subject by the framers of the Constitution is the great care with which they dissevered the national Government from all connection with the institution of slavery, except in the two or three instances where they were forced into it, and then they only mentioned it by a circumlocution.