Fragment and Sliver


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Fragment verb – To cause to separate into pieces usually suddenly or forcibly.
Usage example: you can fragment that peanut brittle easily, but how it breaks is basically up to the brittle

Sliver is a synonym for fragment in part topic. In some cases you can use "Sliver" instead the word "Fragment" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like splinter, piece, tiny bit, chip. popular alternative
Nearby Words: fragmented, fragmentary, fragmentize, fragmentation, fragmentized
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Sliver noun – A small flat piece separated from a whole.
Usage example: I got a sliver of wood stuck in my finger

Fragment is a synonym for sliver in splinter topic. You can use "Fragment" instead the word "Sliver" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as piece, shred, tiny bit, tiny piece. popular alternative
Nearby Words: slivered, slivering
Synonyms for Sliver

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single single fragment single sliver
sharp sharp fragment sharp sliver
small small fragment small sliver
large large fragment large sliver
Other adjectives: big, tiny, final, minuscule, mere, remaining, last, smallest, tiniest.
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