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shears

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  1. shearsnoun

    large scissors with strong blades

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shears":

    scissors, clippers

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  1. Sydney Smith:

    It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.

  2. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so jointed that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.


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