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synonyms for breaking off

  • disaffection
  • estrangement
  • indifference
  • separation
  • breach
  • coolness
  • division
  • divorce
  • remoteness
  • rupture
  • variance
  • withdrawal
  • diverting
  • setting against
  • turning away
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antonyms for breaking off

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  • agreement
  • connection
  • charm
  • endearment
  • friendliness
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How to use breaking off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Strive to speak or sing fluently without breaking the quality of tone used.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Say that my anger has no bounds—that my heart is breaking—will break and kill me, if he persists in his ingratitude and cruelty.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The gigantic pylon, its shoulders breaking the sky four-square far overhead, seemed the prodigious portal of another world.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He swam with her upon the summit of the breaking Wave, lifted upon its crest, swept onward irresistibly.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The red flashes were breaking out like a bunch of firecrackers, and with pretty much the same sound.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
On breaking the seal, a letter at the top of a bundle of papers presented itself.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
With breaking shall the earth be broken, with crushing shall the earth be crushed, with trembling shall the earth be moved.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A maid, alarmed at the din of breaking glass, entered the room to discover what was the matter.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Her quiet eyes, held by his during the spell that had bound them speechless, did not flinch at the breaking of it.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAKING OFF

  • breach
  • breaking off
  • coolness
  • disaffection
  • diverting
  • division
  • divorce
  • estrangement
  • indifference
  • remoteness
  • rupture
  • separation
  • setting against
  • turning away
  • variance
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.