Lacerate – Tear or make deep cuts in
To remember the definition of the word lacerate, use the following mnemonic:
The lass worked at such a rate (lacerate) that she got careless and cut herself deeply.
Examples of lacerate in a sentence
He had not intended to lacerate her arm with the knife – she turned quickly and caused the accident.
To lacerate someone as badly as that must have been a deliberate attempt to wound.
She had tried to lacerate him with a scalpel, but he managed to wrestle it from her hand.