dislocate

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Synonyms for dislocate

disrupt

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Synonyms for dislocate

to alter the settled state or position of

to displace (a bone) from a socket or joint

Synonyms for dislocate

move out of position

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put out of its usual place, position, or relationship

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The Marchioness changed the motion of her head, which had not yet left off nodding, and suddenly began to shake it from side to side, with a vehemence which threatened to dislocate her neck.
These horrible chills, which make my teeth chatter and seem to dislocate my bones, begin to pervade my whole frame; in five minutes the malady will reach its height, and in a quarter of an hour there will be nothing left of me but a corpse.
And only yesterday I was yawning so as to dislocate my jaw, and declaring that there was nothing new under the sun
In patellar luxation, the kneecap dislocates because the groove in which it rests is too shallow, or the muscles at the front of the leg--the quadriceps --pull the patella toward the inside of the knee.
Khalim said: "It is a nightmare, virtually every day my leg or jaw dislocates, I have to live with the pain all the time.