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  • adj.bursting
  • noundivision

synonyms for breaking

  • collapsing
  • cracking
  • crumbling
  • fracturing
  • shattering
  • smashing
  • splintering
  • splitting
  • tearing
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antonyms for breaking

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  • enduring
  • strong
  • union
  • attachment
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How to use breaking in a sentence

She paid a visit to a dance studio in Washington that specialized in breaking — better known as break dancing to anyone who remembers the 1980s or simply breakin’ to many participants — and it didn’t take long before mother and son were hooked.
HOW BREAK DANCING MADE THE LEAP FROM ’80S POP CULTURE TO THE OLYMPIC STAGERICK MAESEFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Within the breaking community, there have always been factions focused on the art and the performance, and others who thrive on battles and competition.
HOW BREAK DANCING MADE THE LEAP FROM ’80S POP CULTURE TO THE OLYMPIC STAGERICK MAESEFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As the children skipped over the breaking waves with their grandparents, things almost felt normal again, Shannon said.
900,000 INFECTED. NEARLY 15,000 DEAD. HOW THE CORONAVIRUS TORE THROUGH D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA.REBECCA TAN, ANTONIO OLIVO, JOHN D. HARDENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The team was originally formed to produce breaking news for Snapchat’s Discover platform for publishers.
HOW THE WASHINGTON POST’S NEW INSTAGRAM EDITOR WILL TRY TO BOOST ITS SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSSARA GUAGLIONEFEBRUARY 2, 2021DIGIDAY
Rather than being seen as a threat to research careers, leading organizations in pharma and chemicals are demonstrating that digital provides new opportunities for collaboration and the breaking down of silos.
DIGITAL INNOVATION IN THE PHARMACEUTICALS AND CHEMICALS INDUSTRIESJASON SPARAPANIJANUARY 26, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Congress needs to hear glass breaking, doors being kicked in … Get violent.
IN THE WAKE OF THE CAPITOL RIOTS, WE NEED TO RESTORE MORAL LEADERSHIPNANCY GIBBSJANUARY 21, 2021TIME
After a loud crack, rioters are seen streaming into the building to the sound of glass breaking.
“WHERE THEY COUNTIN’ THE VOTES?!”: NEW VIDEO DETAILS TENSE MOMENTS AS CAPITOL MOB SOUGHT OUT LAWMAKERSBY JACK GILLUM, VIDEO BY LUCAS WALDRON AND MAYA ELIAHOUJANUARY 15, 2021PROPUBLICA
The meme-ification of an image like this can bring attention to a breaking historical event to people who aren’t necessarily paying attention to news and analysis.
SHE PHOTOGRAPHED POLICE ABUSE AT A 2014 BLM MARCH THEN WATCHED THE IMAGE GO VIRAL DURING CAPITOL RIOTBY LISA LARSON-WALKERJANUARY 11, 2021PROPUBLICA
I am so proud of the extraordinary efforts of our Science News team to bring you accurate breaking news, as well as the deeper context, in the midst of a global crisis.
AFTER A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER, NEW CHALLENGES AND HOPENANCY SHUTEDECEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Parts of his recent narrative include diminished velocity and a higher reliance on his breaking pitches, and Martinez often says that a softer front-foot landing in his delivery should help keep Strasburg healthy.
STEPHEN STRASBURG SHOULD BE ‘FULL-GO’ FOR SPRING TRAINING. THE NATS WILL NEED HIM.JESSE DOUGHERTYDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAKING

  • breakdown
  • breaking
  • crackup
  • disintegration
  • dispersal
  • dissolution
  • divorce
  • ending
  • parting
  • rift
  • separation
  • split
  • splitsville
  • splitting
  • termination
  • wind-up
  • breaking
  • exploding
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