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Synonyms for torn

having edges that are jagged from injury

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disrupted by the pull of contrary forces

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As he rushed, bull-like, toward Norman of Torn, the latter made no move to draw; he but stood with folded arms, eyeing Shandy with cold, level gaze; his head held high, haughty face marked by an arrogant sneer of contempt.
The great ruffian paused, then stopped, slowly a sheepish smile overspread his countenance and going upon one knee he took the hand of Norman of Torn and kissed it, as some great and loyal noble knight might have kissed his king's hand in proof of his love and fealty.
Sagittal T2 Weighted Image) shows Double PCL Sign formed by Flipped Inner Fragment of Torn Meniscus (Short Arrow) located Anterior to Posterior Cruciate Ligament (Long Arrow).
A torn meniscus may cause pain, stiffness, swelling, joint instability, and/or mechanical symptoms, such as popping, limited mobility, or a catching sensation in the knee.
Next, bursal tissue is removed to create space for the latissimus tendon, and the torn, retracted rotator cuff is identified and debrided.
Now when the pieces are placed one on top of the other and torn, you will get four pieces.
My orthopedic doctor thinks I have torn a hip abductor or piriformis muscle.
The MCL and PCL were grade 2 tears and the ACL was just a grade 1, meaning just a few fibers were torn.
Instead of replacing the windshield, which is time-consuming and costly, the Mylar can be torn off, and the aircraft can move on.
In the opening stanza, Venus is told to leave her green vestments aside (green being the color of life) and to adorn her beauty with "new sadness," setting up a code of contrasting colors used to depict Adonis, who lies on the grass like a white rose torn from its stem (lines 37-40), and Venus, who touches his wound with her beautiful white hand as his blood stains the green grass red:
Over 200 are arrested--the police labeling the celebration a "riot," largely because revelers have torn wood from storefronts and signs to feed their bonfires.