Violence of Birth / by Caleb Blansett

rend
/rend/

 

verb

  1. tear (something) into two or more pieces.
    "snapping teeth that would rend human flesh to shreds"
    synonyms:tear/rip apart, tear/rip in two, splitrupturesever

    • archaic
      wrench (something) violently.
      "he rent the branch out of the tree"

    • literary
      cause great emotional pain to (a person or their heart).

rend·er
/'rendər/

 

verb

  1.  

    provide or give (a service, help, etc.).
    "money serves as a reward for services rendered"
    synonyms:giveprovidesupplyfurnishcontribute

  2.  

    cause to be or become; make.
    "the rains rendered his escape impossible"
    synonyms:make, cause to be/become, 
    "her fury rendered her speechless"

noun

  1.  

    a first coat of plaster applied to a brick or stone surface.

 

-er

 

1.

a suffix used in forming nouns designating persons from the object of their occupation or labor ( hatter; tiler; tinner; moonshiner), or from their place of origin or abode ( Icelander; southerner; villager), or designating either persons or things from some special characteristic or circumstance ( six-footer; three-master; teetotaler; fiver; tenner).

2.

a suffix serving as the regular English formative of agent nouns, being attached to verbs of any origin ( bearer; creeper; employer; harvester;teacher; theorizer).