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splinter

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a small flat piece separated from a whole
  • she got a splinter from the unfinished wall

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splinter

verb

Synonyms of splinter (Entry 2 of 2)

to cut into long slender pieces
  • splintered the carrots into little sticks

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The first known use of splinter was in the 14th century

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“Splinter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/splinter. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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