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Adjective
Very shocking or upsetting
“The one thing I certainly wasn't prepared for was the shattering news that I was in perfect health.”
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Characteristic of great strength or forcefulness
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Disastrous or destructive
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Very great in amount, size, intensity or degree
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(of a sound) Extremely high or loud
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Bursting
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Very tiring
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Destroying
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Causing surprising negative emotions
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The act, process or result of causing significant damage to something
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The act of fragmenting or something fragmented
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Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
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The cracking or breaking of a hard object or material
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A typically loud state of activity or disturbance
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Present participle for break or cause to break suddenly and violently into pieces
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“If she touched her, she was worried the child might break, shatter into a million pieces at the shock of the touch in her personal space.”
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Present participle for to destroy by, or as if by, an explosion
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“An individual may need a crisis to shatter his ego and thereby overwhelm the yetzer hara.”
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Present participle for to upset (someone) greatly
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“The tragedy which had shattered him.”
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Present participle for break up into small parts as the result of impact or decay
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Present participle for to cause damage to
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Present participle for burst or shatter violently and noisily as a result of rapid combustion, excessive internal pressure, or other process
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Present participle for to experience sudden and severe fatigue, especially in endurance sports
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Present participle for to break or disregard (a rule or convention)
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Present participle for browbeat, destroy with words
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Present participle for to destroy by, or as if by, an explosion
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Present participle for make or cause to make a light explosive sound
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Present participle for to throw or launch something in a given direction
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Present participle for to cause to become angry
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Present participle for hit by accident when moving
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Present participle for to scatter or sprinkle, typically over a wide area
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Present participle for to create a rattling sound by shaking or striking
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Present participle for make or cause to make a continuous rattling sound
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