asunder

Part of speech: adverb

Apart; in or into pieces.

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Usage examples "asunder":

  1. As we did with water, so we can with carbonic acid- take the two parts asunder. - "The Chemical History Of A Candle", Michael Faraday.
  2. They tore the fire asunder, extinguished the flames, set their dear sister free, and kissed and embraced her. - "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.
  3. I have kissed and caressed many koomas, but never once did the earth open under us, or the heavens burst asunder. - "Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians", Woislav M. Petrovitch.