Closer examination revealed that the skull had been crushed by some heavy blow.
His head had been shattered by a savage blow from some heavy weapon.
His hopes were shattered.
The waves dashed against the rocks.
Go for broke!
My strong point is my philosophy - nothing ventured nothing gained.
The people are like children: they must smash everything to see what is inside.
The ice cracked under the weight.
The front windshield of a car was smashed to pieces.
The accident destroyed all his hopes for success.
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