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dismember
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
to cut or pull off limbs or other parts of a body

or:

to divide into pieces — especially destructively
  • Atticus saved Dill from immediate dismemberment.
    p. 73.7
dismemberment = bodily attack (in this exaggerating by saying a body part would be cut off)
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