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shattering

verb
present participle of shatter

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1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • tried to restore their shattered hopes

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2 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • shattered the sealed clay pot to find out what was inside

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3 to cause to break with violence and much noise
  • shattered the priceless vase in one clumsy fall

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“Shattering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shattering. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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