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sever
used in Misery

2 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
  • His leg lay in a line of flames with his severed foot wavering beyond it.
    Part 2 — Misery (99% in)
  • Every word she had spoken, every word he had screamed, the squeal of the axe pulling away from the severed bone, the blood on the wall.
    Part 3 — Paul (6% in)

There are no more uses of "sever" in Misery.

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