v. t.1.To tear or rend in pieces.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Memberof the popular committee against the apartheid wall in Nilin, Mohammed 'Emerah,said Israeli soldiers violently attacked the march, firing tear gas canistersand stun grenades at protesters as they approached one of the separation wallgates to the south of the village, causing several people to suffocate due totear gas inhalation.
This scene almost brought me totears. It was simple yet considerate and tender.