tear off

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Synonyms for tear off

rip off violently and forcefully

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So add a diagonal brace under joists before you tear off the old decking.
This new product features high quality goggles (available in black or white) with built-in 720P HD Video-audio and tear off lenses for ATV, motorcross, paintball, bmx, and all kinds of extreme sports.
2 : to strip or tear off <He peeled off his clothes down to his swimming trunks .
Bouncing around in the rough stuff can rip or tear off the cable's rubber boot.
Generally, the rule of thumb for houses in Jaworowski's area is to roof over one layer of shingles and tear off if there are two layers.
Meanwhile, reporter Robert Buttry offered his take on a typical--for the times--first visit to Fire Island, written in quintessential 1970s vernacular: "New visitors will arrive, tear off their clothes, get stoned, rush to the [meat] rack, and drag a trick home.
When finished, simply tear off the leg for a clean, sharp look.