Shred

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Definition

a shred (of hope): a tiny amount, a vestige (of hope)
noun

(the paper was torn to) shreds: (the paper was torn into) small pieces, tiny strips
noun

to shred (a document): to destroy (a document), to tear (a document) into strips or pieces
verb

Examples

  • "I managed to maintain a shred of dignity by sticking out my ‘pinkie' finger with each sip."

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