SUNDER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUNDER
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 v.  separate; break or wrench apart
Classic Sentence:
1  We sunder the walls, and lay open the inner city.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SECOND
2  I done what I could to keep you and Tickler in sunders, but my power were not always fully equal to my inclinations.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVII
3  Gargery's power to part you and Tickler in sunders were not fully equal to his inclinations.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVII
4  It is sometimes the custom when fast to a whale more than commonly powerful and alert, to seek to hamstring him, as it were, by sundering or maiming his gigantic tail-tendon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
5  He was immediately chained and handcuffed; and thus, without a moment's warning, he was snatched away, and forever sundered, from his family and friends, by a hand more unrelenting than death.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  An abyss of fortune or of temperament sundered him from them.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
7  He hated her and was forever sundered from her.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  Why did they sunder northern and southern Ireland politically and religiously?.
2  A fierce quarrel split the partnership asunder: the two partners finally sundered their connections because their points of view were poles apart.
3  The city is being sundered by racial tension.