Example sentences for: dismembered

How can you use “dismembered” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The basic template seems to be an amalgam of The Wizard of Oz and Happy Days : The relationship between Luke (Mark Hamill) and Han (Harrison Ford) is just the relationship between Richie and the Fonz; the Wookiee is cloned directly from the Cowardly Lion; and the scene in which C-3PO is dismembered by the Sand People is completely appropriated from the scene in which the Scarecrow is dismembered by flying monkeys in The Wizard of Oz . It is true that The Wizard is a story implanted deep in the memory banks of the viewing public--but it is a stretch to call Star Wars ' appeal atavistic.

  • However, upon canonization, saints have frequently been disinterred so their remains can be dismembered and turned into relics.

  • And considering that Hudson, a $100-million-a-year company, was dismembered in the wake of its cooperation with the USDA, any new powers would pale compared with what the department has already.

  • He defunded, jawboned, and intimidated the fledgling broadcaster, and had he not been distracted by Watergate, he surely would have dismembered it.

  • Describing Indonesian military intervention in West Kalimantan, an Indonesian-controlled territory on the island of Borneo plagued by ethnic and religious conflict, the paper said that "armed mobs paraded the severed heads of their victims through villages" and that "the bridges in one town had been hung with the dismembered parts of the victims' bodies."


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