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laceration
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
a cut — especially of the skin — and often implying that the cut was not clean, but instead left jagged edges
  • I softened considerably what related to the three days of wandering and starvation, because to have told him all would have been to inflict unnecessary pain: the little I did say lacerated his faithful heart deeper than I wished.
    Chapter 37 (58% in)

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