Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
1A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh.‘he suffered lacerations to his head and face’
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, damaginggash, cut, wound, injury, tear, slash, mutilation, scratch, scrape, abrasion, graze, score, incision, slit, punctureView synonyms
- ‘his death was due to multiple skull fractures with laceration of the brain’
- 1.1The action of criticizing someone severely.
- ‘Douglas was then forced to listen to Wild's laceration of him’
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