Likewise, there have been reports of violence stemming from Southern splinter groups as well.
This faction of the opposition is itself fractured into dozens of splinter groups.
DS: I got a splinter of wood through my ear as some doors were exploding.
A tornado does not just topple trees, it tears off their branches and twists their trunks until they splinter.
The second lesson is that progressive movements all too often splinter among themselves, rather than uniting around common values.
"Suck it," ordered the Doctor, surveying the splinter with an experienced eye.
His body seemed to break and splinter, and he sprawled forward on the sand.
He had sent a splinter of shell through five miles of sunlight, hoping it would do some such thing as this.
One day Falk came upon a man gnawing a splinter of pine wood.
One boy in the town had been killed by a splinter of rock; the buildings in the town had scarcely been injured at all.
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