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shreds

noun
plural of shred

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shreds

verb
present tense third-person singular of shred

Synonyms of shreds (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it
  • shredded some cooked chicken for the soup

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“Shreds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shreds. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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