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noun as in large wave

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This year’s crop of top singles agree that confidence is a turn on and bad breath is a deal breaker.

While Graham provided much of the funding, the critical push for the Summer Youth Olympics was spearheaded by the larger dancing community, not the breakers.

In a separate experiment, they mixed the volcanic soil with the appropriate salts and squirted some water into the bottom of the breaker.

Janet Yellen, the newly-minted Treasury secretary, is a serial glass-ceiling breaker.

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As the name suggests, the new product is only available in a hardwired option – which could be a deal breaker for some.

It's not necessarily a deal-breaker, but it is kind of a top priority.

There is such a thing in presidential primary politics as a single-issue deal-breaker.

Mixing meat and dairy is a kosher rule-breaker, so they switched the cheese for potatoes.

For Aga Malarczyk, 37, one of more than 50,000 Polish citizens living in Scotland, this is a deal breaker.

Ariana Grande, leader of men and breaker of chains, makes quick work of the sad cages and frees her friends.

Follow with the big breaker--it wants a strong man to keep that share in--as close as you can.

This swashing affects not only the broken part of the waves, but all the water between the outer breaker and the shore.

A small keg, or breaker, was thrown overboard and picked up, with a bag of fifteen or twenty pounds of hardtack.

And then, through a V in the sandhills, the sea had appeared, and the lazy crash of a breaker had been heard.

The wind shook the house to its crazy foundations and drove the crest of a breaker against the panes.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to breaker, such as: billow, destroyer, roller, surf, and wave.

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