Fragment and Shred


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Fragment noun – A broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete.
Usage example: charred fragments of the exploded rocket were scattered over a huge area of ground

Shred is a synonym for fragment in part topic. In some cases you can use "Shred" instead the word "Fragment" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like mark, splinter, section, piece. popular alternative
Nearby Words: fragmented, fragmentary, fragmentize, fragmentation, fragmentized
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Shred noun – A very small amount.
Usage example: the vandals showed not a shred of decency

Fragment is a synonym for shred in mark topic. You can use "Fragment" instead the word "Shred" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as part, splinter, section, scrap. popular alternative
Nearby Words: shredded, shredding, shredder
Synonyms for Shred

How words are described

single single fragment single shred
small small fragment small shred
minimal minimal fragment minimal shred
remaining remaining fragment remaining shred
Other adjectives: last, tiniest.

Common collocations

soul fragment soul shred soul
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