|Written by WOTDO|
|Tuesday, 02 August 2005|
Phonics pron. ry-vun v. 1. To rend or tear apart. 2. To break into pieces, as by a blow; cleave or split asunder. 3. To break or distress (the spirit, for example).
Riven Definition Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary, Second College Addition
Used by flamboyant hair stylists who have Jessica Simpson pinups on their Volkswagon Passat sunvisors.
Sample Effective Usage
Bruce telling Eliot how his officemate Maurice was moved to another department in efforts to increase productivity:
"I don't understand how those evil managers could move Maurice to Sales Operations so suddenly like that. I feel like Jessica Simpson being riven away from Nick Lechay after all the harassing articles in those incidious celebrity rags."
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