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Synonyms for splintery

subject to breaking into sharp slender pieces

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resembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points


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She recalls that pleasant time, and there on the splintery bench a new thought cooks in her brain.
This wasn't Proustian, elegiac and nostalgic; it was more splintery, more Swiftian.
Its benches tend to be splintery, dirty and broken, discouraging rather than encouraging sitting.
prepare your floorboards When preparing wooden floorboards before painting them, you may find that patches are splintery and can't be sanded smooth.
Prior to this renovation, back in 2004, the splintery wood floors that had to be sprinkled with water before every class were replaced by Arlekino linoleum floors.
On the wall near the window was a Frida Kahlo poster, and on the splintery windowsill four fat, colored candles.
7) demonstrate some hornfelsic, splintery felted textures but no high-grade (amphibolite-facies) assemblages were noted in that area.
It's a bread-knife-to-the-sternum type of experience, the hissing, the wanting to know, the splintery edge of sawed bone.
The hemlock planks of the dock were hard and splintery and cold and Jim was heavy on her and he had hurt her.