Divellicate \Di*vel"li*cate\, v. t. [L. di- = vellicatus, p. p. of vellicare to pluck, fr. vellere to pull.] To pull in pieces. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • divellicate — verb To detach, rip apart …   Wiktionary

  • divellicate — di·vel·li·cate …   English syllables

  • divellicate — dīˈveləˌkāt, də̇ˈ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin di (from dis apart) + vellicatus, past participle of vellicare to pluck, twitch, from vellere to pluck, pull archaic : to tear apart : break off …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disjunction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disjunction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disjunction disjunction disconnection disunity disunion disassociation disengagement Sgm: N 1 discontinuity discontinuity &c. 70 Sgm: N 1 abjunction abjunction Sgm …   English dictionary for students

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