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shear

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1 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument

  • it took almost a week to shear all the wool off the flock of sheep
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2 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife)

  • the shark's razor-sharp teeth sheared the swimmer's flesh right down to the bone
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