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Noun
A small, thin, sharp piece of wood, glass, or similar material broken off from a larger piece
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“Sivar turned away and chipped at a splinter of wood that poked from the window ledge.”
Noun
A crack or break in a hard object or material, typically a bone or a rock stratum
Verb
To cut into long slender pieces
“… splintered the carrots into little sticks.”
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Break or cause to break into small sharp fragments
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“The ruler cracked and splintered into pieces.”
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To reduce to fine particles
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Break something by forcing it inwards or piercing it roughly
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To send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
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To come into usually forceful contact with something
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Knock a piece out of
Adjective
Characterized by or favouring schism
Adjective
Breakaway or rebel
Adjective
Rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group
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