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noun as in tiny piece

verb as in cut into ribbons

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Once you get through that basic consideration, you might want to consider other features like vacuuming and mulching features, which store and shred yard waste.

It efficiently separates the meat from the bones and helps tear the chicken into jagged strips and shreds.

I stashed them in the back of my closet until early spring, when my old boots tore my feet to shreds on my first 15-plus-miler of the season.

He said, “Really, if you carefully look at these studies, there’s not a shred of evidence that self-esteem causes these outcomes.”

For all of the faux-cheese shreds, slices, wheels, and spreads now available, most consumers, even the vegan-curious ones, have no idea what’s out there.

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“I was so paranoid that I would shred the receipts,” she said.

For 381 days, no black person in Montgomery with a shred of self-esteem rode the bus.

But is it really worth eliminating that final shred of danger?

Online diagnoses are delivered hyperbolically and without a shred of bedside manner.

Chris McDaniel is now saying the “election was stolen” without providing a shred of evidence.

When this last shred of hope was gone, the Brigadier reluctantly gave the order to retreat.

She was ill, though, when they telegraphed for me; her life for three days and nights hanging on a shred.

Around us rose the broken, straggling walls, bare and bleak, without a shred of ivy or wall-flower to hide their grim nakedness.

The moon changed and still the same hot dry sky, with only now and then a shred of cloud floating lazily across the blue.

Every shred of the old pretence of the pertinacities and annoyances of strangers had fallen from her.


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shred, such as: fragment, iota, modicum, ounce, sliver, and smidgen.

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