Example sentences for: dismembered

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

  • 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."

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

  • The Post and NYT put the death toll at over 200 (many of whom were burned alive or dismembered) but the LAT , with a later deadline, says the number approaches 400.

  • 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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