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How to use breakable in a sentence

He had the monkey love of mischief well developed, and not much that was breakable came whole from his hands.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Some of these foreign elements, like the -ize of materialize or the -able of breakable, are even productive to-day.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
These things were breakable, and for all he knew then, had been completely destroyed.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
Remember, however, that to be breakable is not the same as to be perishable.
ORTHODOXYG. K. CHESTERTON
Rob warned him that vases and jugs and urns were breakable, but Tubby persisted in bargaining for the piece that he had chosen.
THE BOY SCOUTS UNDER FIRE IN MEXICOLIEUT. HOWARD PAYSON
That's one thing I have already learned, not to have breakable things, if one values them, within anyone's reach.
BRENDA'S WARDHELEN LEAH REED
But if, happening to be in his company, I saw his head in a breakable aspect—splosh!
LOVE AND LUCYMAURICE HENRY HEWLETT
Hang out the latchstring and remove everything breakable, for the wanderer is coming home!
THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS ON THE OPEN ROADHILDEGARD G. FREY
Had there been anything breakable within reach he would have broken it.
THE GHOST GIRLH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Everything else breakable—fortunately there was not much—was smashed into small bits.
A PADRE IN FRANCEGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAKABLE

  • breakable
  • dainty
  • delicate
  • effete
  • feeble
  • frail
  • supple
  • weak
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