rend (v.)
tear apart, lay waste, devastate
AW III.vi.45[Parolles to Second Lord] to charge in with our horse upon our own wings and to rend our own soldiers
MV II.v.5[Shylock to Launcelot] Thou shalt not ... sleep, and snore, and rend apparel out
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