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Word: shard

Definition: fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)


Sentences Containing 'shard'

A horcrux is created when a soul-shard split from a murderer's soul is infused into an object, which is then hidden or in some other manner kept safe.
A horcrux is nothing more than the fused object/soul-shard created when the portion of the murderer's soul that was split off is infused into some material object.) The point of creating a horcrux is to prevent the passage of a soul to the afterlife (death) by anchoring a portion of the soul in the material world.
His current projects include the The Shard, Europe's tallest skyscraper which was opened on July 6, 2012, and the Centro de Arte Botín. The Botin Foundation, the largest private foundation in Spain, will invest over US $150 million for the construction and programming of a new Botín Center that will become an international reference in culture and education for the development of creativity through art.
One night, everyone is terrified after Chona, their neighbor who had goiter, is found dead after slashing her own neck with a shard of knife after stabbing a man passing by.
She then picks up a shard of broken glass, clenches it in her hand, and smears her blood on the note.

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