- n. 碎片；少量剩余；最少量；破布
- vt. 切成条状；用碎纸机撕毁
- vi. 撕碎
CET6+ TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. sh（拼音首部“撕”）+ red => 撕红了眼的，撕红眼了。=> 撕碎、撕成碎片、碎片、细条。
来自古英语 screadian,切碎，来自 Proto-Germanic*skrauth,切，劈，来自 PIE*sker,切，劈，词 源同 shear,share,shard.
- shred: [OE] A shred is etymologically a ‘cut’ piece. The word comes ultimately from the prehistoric West Germanic base *skraud-, *skreud-, *skrud- ‘cut’, source also of English shroud. From it was formed the noun *skrautha, which has evolved into German schrot, Dutch schroot, and English shred, and has also, via a circuitous route, given English scroll.
=> scroll, shroud
- shred (v.)
- Old English screadian "to peel, prune, cut off," from Proto-Germanic *skrauth- (cognates: Middle Dutch scroden, Dutch schroeien, Old High German scrotan, German schroten "to shred"), from root of shred (n.). Meaning "cut or tear into shreds" is from 1610s. Related: Shredded; shredding.
- shred (n.)
- Old English screade "piece cut off, cutting, scrap," from Proto-Germanic *skrauth- (cognates: Old Frisian skred "a cutting, clipping," Middle Dutch schroode "shred," Middle Low German schrot "piece cut off," Old High German scrot, "scrap, shred, a cutting, piece cut off," German Schrot ""log, block, small shot"," Old Norse skrydda "shriveled skin"), from PIE *skreu- "to cut; cutting tool," extension of root *(s)ker- (1) "to cut" (see shear (v.)).
- 1. He was left without a shred of self-esteem.
- 2. Finely shred the carrots, cabbage and cored apples.
- 3. He instructed staff to shred sensitive documents.
- 4. There is not a shred of truth in what he says.
- 5. There was not a shred of truth in what he said.
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