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  Words related to splinter

Related / Similar Words: sliver, flinders, secede, break away

 

Definition:
  • a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it flew into flinders";
  • break up into splinters or slivers; "The wood splintered";
  • divide into slivers or splinters;
  • withdraw from an organization or communion; "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away";

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    Derivational Morphology: sliver, flinders, chip, chipping, splintering, paring, shaving, breakaway, breaking away, secession, withdrawal

     

     
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