breaking off

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to breaking off, such as: disaffection, estrangement, indifference, separation, breach, and coolness.

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  • His heart is set on our marriage—there will be great difficulty, I fear, in reconciling him to the breaking-off of the engagement.

    The Moonstone | Wilkie Collins
  • From the first he had blamed himself for the breaking-off of her engagement with Derek.

    Jill the Reckless | P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
  • This breaking-off in speech was something quite new in Felix.

  • But breaking-off this parley would mean that he had burnt his boats.

    Wang the Ninth | Putnam Weale
  • But try breaking-off with love when you want it most, when its fairest, most devilishly alive.

    Twos and Threes | G. B. Stern

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