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smithereens

noun [plural]     /ˌsmɪð.ərˈiːnz/ US  /-əˈriːnz/ informal
a lot of very small broken pieces : Our city was bombed to smithereens during the war . So many films nowadays involve everyone and everything being blown to smithereens.Words meaning small pieces and amounts
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