Example sentences for: dismembered

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

  • 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.

  • After one ferocious editorial last Friday, the Telegraph published another Monday saying that "behind the machinations within HarperCollins is Mr. Murdoch's determination to suppress condemnations of a vicious and brutal dictatorship," which "allows its citizens to be shot, dismembered and sold in pieces."

  • 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.


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