Break or cause to break suddenly and violently into pieces
- Out of nowhere, the glass from the windows shatter and the front door is broken
- Their lives have been shattered by the devastating effects of the recent cyclones
- Speaking about his sacking today, Mr Hughes said he was shattered by the decision
There are words that are hardly noticed. There are words that stand out. And there are words which stand out so much they almost seem to have some kind of special power.
Using power words appropriately can instantly improve your ability to capture your audiences’ attention
Definition from Oxford Dictionaries