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Physical ForcePlay
Use 'smash' to describe intense force that completely destroys an object. SlideHe smashed the old radio to pieces.
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Emotional IntensityPlay
'Smash' suggests anger or frustration when breaking objects. SlideIn a fit of rage, she smashed the plate.
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Sound ImplicationPlay
Use 'smash' when the action of breaking is likely to cause a loud noise. SlideThe rock smashed the window with a loud bang.