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synonyms for splintering

  • disintegrate
  • fracture
  • rive
  • shatter
  • smash
  • split
  • burst
  • fragment
  • shiver
  • break to smithereens
  • pash
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antonyms for splintering

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  • combine
  • fix
  • mend
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How to use splintering in a sentence

There was a cry from Tip—a sound of splintering wood—something seemed to strike me a brutal blow.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Then came a roaring broadside that went splintering through the British hull, doing more damage than all the Guerriere's fire.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Immediately the glass doors opening on the balcony were flung back with a splintering crash.
THE ENVOY, HERHORACE BROWN FYFE
There was a sound of splintering glass and the acrid smell of smoke.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
It crashed into him with stunning force, and he could feel ribs splintering.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
There followed the sound of splintering wood as latch, bolt and strike were torn away.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
He almost forgot the horror at his heels until a splintering crash behind him brought him to his senses.
THE DEVIL IN IRONROBERT E. HOWARD
The weapons, instead of splintering the wood, merely made deep dents, or glided off harmlessly.
OUT ON THE PAMPASG. A. HENTY
Already the ponderous door of iron-banded oak was groaning and splintering under the hail of blows.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
He heard warning shouts, followed by the splintering of wood and the smashing of glass.
BY RIGHT OF CONQUESTARTHUR HORNBLOW
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WORDS RELATED TO SPLINTERING

  • collapsing
  • cracking
  • crumbling
  • fracturing
  • shattering
  • smashing
  • splintering
  • splitting
  • tearing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.