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Synonyms for sliver
ˈslɪv ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. splinter, sliver(noun)

    a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal

    "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it broke into slivers"

    Synonyms:
    shaving, paring, splinter

  2. paring, sliver, shaving(verb)

    a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

    Synonyms:
    shave, shaving, paring, grazing, splinter, skimming

  3. sliver, splinter(verb)

    divide into slivers or splinters

    Synonyms:
    secede, splinter, break away

  4. splinter, sliver(verb)

    break up into splinters or slivers

    "The wood splintered"

    Synonyms:
    secede, splinter, break away

  5. sliver(verb)

    form into slivers

    "sliver wood"

    Synonyms:
    splinter

Wiktionary

  1. sliver(verb)

    To cut or divide into long, thin pieces, or into very small pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit; as, to sliver wood.

    Synonyms:
    slice, splinter, shard

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    shard, glow

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