asunder

/əˈsʌndə/
adverb
literary, archaic
Apart.

Origin
Old English on sundran ‘in or into a separate place’; compare with sunder.

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Shocking Truth

Do not, fair one, make the blunder.
To wander free in the thunder.
It would be no strange wonder
If the lightning tore you asunder!

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I suppose you might say, “It could have been worse. At least he does not have a splitting headache.”

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