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 for sunder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunder \Sun"der\, v. t.
     To expose to the sun and wind. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunder \Sun"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sundered; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Sundering.] [OE. sundren, AS. sundrain (in [=a]sundrain,
     gesundrain), from sundor asunder, separately, apart; akin to
     D. zonder, prep., without, G. sonder separate, as prep.,
     without, sondern but, OHG. suntar separately, Icel. sundr
     asunder, Sw. & Dan. s["o]nder, Goth. sundr[=o] alone,
     separately.]
     To disunite in almost any manner, either by rending, cutting,
     or breaking; to part; to put or keep apart; to separate; to
     divide; to sever; as, to sunder a rope; to sunder a limb; to
     sunder friends.
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           It is sundered from the main land by a sandy plain.
                                                    --Carew.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunder \Sun"der\, v. i.
     To part; to separate. [R.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunder \Sun"der\, n. [See Sunder, v. t., and cf. Asunder.]
     A separation into parts; a division or severance.
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     In sunder, into parts. "He breaketh the bow, and cutteth
        the spear in sunder." --Ps. xlvi. 9.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sunder
      v 1: break apart or in two, using violence

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "sunder":
     amputate, atomize, ax, bisect, break to pieces, break up, butcher,
     carve, chop, cleave, cut, cut away, cut in two, cut off, demolish,
     dichotomize, disassemble, disintegrate, disjoin, disjoint,
     dismantle, dissect, dissever, disunite, divide, divorce, excise,
     fissure, fragment, gash, hack, halve, hew, incise, jigsaw, lance,
     make mincemeat of, pare, part, pick to pieces, prune,
     pull in pieces, pull to pieces, pulverize, reduce to rubble, rend,
     rive, saw, scissor, sever, shatter, slash, slice, slit, smash,
     snip, split, take apart, tear, tear apart, tear to pieces,
     tear to shreds, tear to tatters, total, unbuild, undo, unmake,
     whittle, wrack up, wreck
  
  

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