OTHER WORDS FROM shornun·shorn, adjective
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How to use shorn in a sentence
Birch, shorn of their leaves, receive sugars and carbon from evergreens.
Last valued at $20 billion in 2015, its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission have shorn down that valuation.
These are, of course, the very values he had pre-emptively shorn in his initial piece.The Opponents of Militant Islamism Are Often As Bigoted as Their Targets|Jacob Mchangama|December 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even shorn of all that gratuitous nudity, though, Drive He Said would be far from a masterpiece.Jack Nicholson Deserves a Better Biography Than This|Christopher Bray|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The facades of two six-story buildings have been shorn off, allowing a glimpse into wrecked apartments.After Beirut Bombing of Wissan al-Hassan, a Wary Calm in Lebanon|Jamie Dettmer|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Shorn of the details Romney seldom discusses, his drumbeat appeal is simple.Mitt Romney Is a Lot Like Thomas E. Dewey, the Equivocating Loser to Truman|Robert Shrum|June 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The promise of “otherness” and change that had made Obama so sexy to so many stands shorn of its magic.
The old dining-hall had shared in the general decay, and been shorn of all its ancient honours.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
How will he feel now he realizes he is shorn of his direct power to help us through these dark and dreadful Straits?Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
In this city he encountered his former ranking officer, shorn of all his possessions, and just emerging from an insane asylum.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The ceremony was shorn of the grotesque pageantry of chivalric times, and was confined to the interior of the abbey.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The grief and misfortune which had shorn some of his radiance had given a more human spell to what remained.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward