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Noun
A very small or insignificant amount
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“The drubbing is so complete that any filmmaker with even a shred of dignity would never pick up a camera without mounting a serious counter rebuttal.”
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A strip of material that has been torn, cut, or scraped from something larger
“Among his trophies was a large shred of black fur torn by his hounds from the beast that their master had crippled by a shot through the haunches.”
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Strand
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A part or quantity that is left after the greater part has been used, removed, or destroyed
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A hairlike structure
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A state of extreme physical or mental tiredness
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To rip, cut or pull something into pieces
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“The government alleged that the associates were directed by the firm's national office legal counsel in Chicago to shred the documents.”
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To cut or slice using a grater, typically of foodstuffs
Shred the cucumber into long, thin strips and set aside.”
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To wear away or cause damage through applied friction
“Narrow, loosely stitched seams pull out easily or may shred with wear or washing.”
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(with reference to a person's nerves) To set or be set on edge
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Cut (something) with scissors or shears, typically with small quick strokes
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