[ UK /ʃɹˈɛd/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɹɛd/ ]
NOUN
  1. a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
  2. a small piece of cloth or paper
VERB
  1. tear into shreds
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How To Use shred In A Sentence

  • If there was any hope of holding on to even a shred of her dwindling self-respect, she should do exactly what she knew Margo would do—close the laptop, take her de-scrunchied, perfumed, and nearly thonged self down to the nearest club, pick up the first passably good-looking stranger who asked her to dance, and bring him back to the apartment for some safe but anonymous sex. Goodnight Tweetheart
  • As it becomes more expensive to dump dangerous waste, so the economic advantages of shredding deteriorate.
  • Women wore short, thick kilts of shredded tulles or skirts of deerskin.
  • Pastilla is a layered pastry dish combining almonds and shredded meat.
  • To date, however, there is not a shred of credible evidence to support the belief that ETs have already visited us.
  • Experts claim writedowns on commercial properties will tear a shred through quarterly results next Monday. The Sun
  • He watched the heavy blue fabric shredded open with the ragged capillary signature of summer lightning. KING OF THE MOUNTAIN
  • That said, they are still out to pummel, and their singer's caterwaul has never sounded more throat-shredding.
  • Over the winter months we've been doing a great deal of clearing up on our part-neglected croft garden, grubbing out and shredding dead shrubs and cutting back those that have either grown too large or are crowding others.
  • As the debris passes through the impeller that would normally be providing air flow to push leaves, it is shredded to many times its original size before entering the vacuum bag.
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