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  • 1A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh.

    ‘he suffered lacerations to his head and face’
    • ‘his death was due to multiple skull fractures with laceration of the brain’
    cutting, cutting open, gashing, slashing, tearing, ripping, mangling, mutilation, maiming, mauling, scratching, scraping, grazing, incision, splitting, cleaving, hacking, stabbing, tearing apart, butchery, savaging, wounding, injury, damaging
    gash, cut, wound, injury, tear, slash, mutilation, scratch, scrape, abrasion, graze, score, incision, slit, puncture
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    1. 1.1The action of criticizing someone severely.
      • ‘Douglas was then forced to listen to Wild's laceration of him’



/ˌlasəˈrāSH(ə)n/ /ˌlæsəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/