tear to pieces


tear to pieces
Synonyms and related words:
atomize, break to pieces, carp, catch at straws, cavil, cleave, cut up, defoliate, demolish, denude, disassemble, disintegrate, dismantle, dismember, draw and quarter, fault-find, find fault, flay, fragment, lacerate, maim, make mincemeat of, mangle, mutilate, nitpick, peel, pettifog, pick holes, pick to pieces, pull apart, pull in pieces, pull to pieces, pulverize, quibble, reduce to rubble, rend, shatter, shred, skin, smash, split, strip, sunder, take apart, take exception, tear apart, tear to shreds, tear to tatters, total, unbuild, undo, unmake, wrack up, wreck|

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • tear to pieces — index extirpate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tear to pieces — tear (someone or something) to pieces see ↑tear, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑piece …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear to pieces — ► tear (or pull) to pieces criticize harshly. Main Entry: ↑piece …   English terms dictionary

  • tear to pieces/shreds — tear (someone or something) to pieces/shreds : to criticize (someone or something) in a very harsh or angry way They tore my idea to pieces. The actress was torn to shreds in the press. see also ↑tear 1 (above), 1 • • • Mai …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear asunder — tear to pieces, rip apart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tear apart — Synonyms and related words: atomize, break to pieces, carp, catch at straws, cavil, cleave, cut up, defoliate, demolish, denude, disassemble, disintegrate, dismantle, dismember, draw and quarter, fault find, find fault, flay, fragment, lacerate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tear up — {v.} 1. To dig a hole in; remove the surface of; remove from the surface. * /The city tore up the street to lay a new water pipe./ * /Mother tore up the carpeting in the living room and had a new rug put in./ 2. To tear into pieces. * /Mary tore… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tear up — {v.} 1. To dig a hole in; remove the surface of; remove from the surface. * /The city tore up the street to lay a new water pipe./ * /Mother tore up the carpeting in the living room and had a new rug put in./ 2. To tear into pieces. * /Mary tore… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tear\ up — v 1. To dig a hole in; remove the surface of; remove from the surface. The city tore up the street to lay a new water pipe. Mother tore up the carpeting in the living room and had a new rug put in. 2. To tear into pieces. Mary tore up the old… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tear up — verb a) To tear into pieces. The student tore up his test after he found out his mark of 20%. b) To damage. The lacrosse practice really tore up the field …   Wiktionary