smithereen


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smithereen

(ˌsmɪðəˈriːn)
vb
to break into small fragments
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We take up their cause, but it turns out that 'the enemy of the human race' pays no heed to our fine speeches and in his rude and savage way throws himself on the Prussians without giving them time to finish the parade they had begun, and in two twists of the hand he breaks them to smithereens and installs himself in the palace at Potsdam.
But if ever a sprinter broke into smithereens all world's records it was I that day when I fled before those hide-ous beasts along the narrow spit of rocky cliff between two narrow fiords toward the Sojar Az.
Then she got out her old rifle an' shot the demijohn to smithereens, an' all she had to do was lap the whisky outa the tub.
What would it matter if you smashed to smithereens at the end of the run, after a bust like that?
Pat DiNizio, who as lead singer and songwriter for the New Jersey band the Smithereens blended pop, rock and New Wave music for such hits as "Blood and Roses" and "A Girl Like You," died Tuesday.
After spying the pair at the crematorium, she storms home and later smashes her wedding photo to smithereens in a rage.
After spying the pair at the crematorium, she storms home later smashes her wedding photo smithereens in a rage.
he doesn't cost a fortune, doesn't smash the United wage structure to smithereens, doesn't ask for a transfer every time he falls out with the manager, doesn't get injured and does score lots of goals.
That's good because the Scot's mandatory challenger from Puerto Rico will have the ammunition to blow his plans to smithereens at the Emirates Arena on Saturday night, having stopped 17 of his last 22 victims.
One had never seen such scenes, The wagon smashed to smithereens, Plucked and trampled was the rose, A fitting fate for those has-beens
For me the only appropriate thing to do would be to go ahead with a memorial, but blow the rock to smithereens.
Headteacher Ieuan Roberts said: "Our disappointment at seeing our polytunnel smashed to smithereens turned to joy when our friends from Asda and the Ship & Castle phoned us to say they were giving us money to rebuild.