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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BREAKING POINT

The same old Joe, but tenser now, strained almost to the breaking point.

At that moment the appearance of Flora could not but bring the tension to the breaking point.

There was the dullness that comes when grief has reached the breaking point.

His voice, like Brayley's, had the ring of a man strained to the breaking point.

He felt that he was near the breaking point; that he could no more endure.

This is the breaking point, the moment when amnesia intervenes.

Then, four years after the son's return, the breaking point came.

That last minute, the other side of the breaking point, is worth thinking about.

After that, everything happened to build his tensions to the breaking point.

He was the man who handled the situation at the breaking point.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BREAKING POINT

flash point

nouncrucial moment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.