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Verb: shatter  sha-tu(r)
  1. Break into many pieces
    "The wine glass shattered"
  2. Damage or destroy
    "The news of her husband's death shattered her life"
  3. Cause to break into many pieces
    "shatter the plate"

Derived forms: shattered, shattering, shatters

Type of: break, burst, bust, damage

Encyclopedia: Shatter