(imp. & p. p.) of Rip
- The cat leaped down and ripped at a bundle of rags with her tigerish claws, with a sound that it set my teeth on edge to hear. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- I cut the cape, then ripped it in two, and laid it under the wheel in the mud, then piled brush for the wheels to catch. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.