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Definition of shrewed

"shrewed" is probably misspelled. Trying shred instead Definition of shred

1. shred [ n ] a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

Used in print:

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

In a like sense whatever bits or shreds of previous conceptions one may find in it , Utopian communism remains , as an integral whole , original - a new thing .

(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)

Perhaps - perhaps - there is a shred of conscience left in the human_race .

(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)

The act , cut to shreds and hastily patched together during the afternoon , had not been rehearsed sufficiently by anyone .

Synonyms shred whit smidgin tittle iota smidgeon smidgen smidge scintilla Related Terms small_indefinite_quantity

2. shred [ v ] tear into shreds

Used in print:

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

That_is , when Mr._Milstein thrust straight to the core of the music , sparks flying , bow shredding , violin singing , glittering and sometimes spitting , Mr._Hendl could go_along .

Synonyms shred rip_up tear_up Related Terms tear tease shredder

3. shred [ n ] a small piece of cloth

Synonyms rag tag_end tag tatter shred Related Terms piece_of_cloth pine-tar_rag

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