taking apart

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Noun1.taking apart - the removal of limbs; being cut to pieces
torturing, torture - the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"
mutilation - an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part
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