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shred




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shred
     1. n. A long, narrow piece cut or torn off, a strip.
     2. n. In general, a fragment, a piece, a particle, a very small amount.
     3. v. To cut or tear into narrow and long pieces or strips.
     4. v. (snowboarding) To ride aggressively.
     5. v. (bodybuilding) To drop fat and water weight before a competition.
     6. v. (music) To play very fast (especially guitar solos in rock and metal genres).

Example Sentences

There, though, they were used to shred people. 
I know being a man handicaps you, but you look as though you have a shred of decency. 

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