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sever
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

3 uses
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Definition
to split something into two unconnected parts — usually by cutting

or:

to break up or end a relationship; or to separate from something
  • Now let us yield to black night and make ready our meal; and let the sentinels bestow them severally along the deep-delved foss without the wall.
    Book 9 (12% in)
  • And Antilochos watched Thoon as he turned the other way, and leaped on him, and wounded him, severing all the vein that runs up the back till it reaches the neck; this he severed clean, and Thoon fell on his back in the dust, stretching out both his hands to his comrades dear.
    Book 13 (66% in)
  • And Antilochos watched Thoon as he turned the other way, and leaped on him, and wounded him, severing all the vein that runs up the back till it reaches the neck; this he severed clean, and Thoon fell on his back in the dust, stretching out both his hands to his comrades dear.
    Book 13 (66% in)

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