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He went on to explain that the break-up was finally, in some ways, a relief.

First, I asked about the action taken by the co-pilot that led to the break-up of the vehicle.

Holmes may indeed desire not to be defined by her marriage to Cruise, and their very public subsequent break-up.

Cressida was, at first, determined to make the break-up stick.

A low point came when she was photographed by paparazzi crying in a Soho street after the break-up.

Long before that, however, the sun had come back to gladden the Polar regions, and break up the reign of ancient night.

We only know that under certain conditions the old atomic associations break up, and new ones are formed.

Lake Luna was a-glare from the mainland to Cavern Island, and the freight boats had given over running until the spring break-up.

Gradually he began to feel a little sheepish, but nevertheless he did not relinquish his desire to break up the service.

What a cry for those who had been for three hours dashing on the sands, expecting every moment that the ship would break up!

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On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to break-up, such as: breach, disruption, estrangement, misunderstanding, rift, and schism.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.