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laceration
used in Turtles All the Way Down

7 uses
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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
  • Bad news, you have a lacerated liver.
    p. 222.2
lacerated = cut
  • Good news, it's a mild laceration.
    p. 222.2
  • laceration = cut
  • As liver lacerations go, this is about as good as they get.
    p. 222.8
  • lacerations = cuts
  • Surely you don't think drinking hand sanitizer while hospitalized for a lacerated liver marks forward progress in your mental health journey.
    p. 233.8
  • lacerated = cut
  • I had switched to a different medication, which Mom made sure I took every morning, and I wasn't allowed to get up except to go to the bathroom lest I re-lacerate my liver.
    p. 235.9
  • lacerate = cut
  • Can I hug you without lacerating your liver?
    p. 237.9
  • lacerating = cutting
  • I lacerated my liver!
    p. 276.4
lacerated = cut
There are no more uses of "laceration" in Turtles All the Way Down.

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