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synonyms for breaks

  • crack
  • gap
  • hole
  • breach
  • cleft
  • discontinuity
  • disjunction
  • division
  • fracture
  • gash
  • rent
  • rift
  • rupture
  • schism
  • split
  • tear
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antonyms for breaks

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  • closure
  • agreement
  • closing
  • connection
  • juncture
  • association
  • attachment
  • bad luck
  • binding
  • combination
  • continuation
  • continuity
  • fastening
  • misfortune
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How to use breaks in a sentence

Even a minor dislocation breaks down a certain part of the machinery of society.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
It is not the power that breaks the machinery, but bangs, and not the uniform weight that this will give.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Isaac Bolum declares every day that he is going to, but when the time comes he breaks down.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Suppose a quarrel breaks out in a branch association and two parties are formed, which of them is entitled to the property?
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Having to make the Manchesters yield up their hard won gains is what breaks my heart.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
No truly polite lady ever breaks in upon a conversation or interrupts another speaker.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
That girl—that girl with her pale face and her pale hair, and eyes the grey of a storm cloud before it breaks, she haunts him!
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
When I think how old she is, how it's but a little while she'll need me—Why, then my heart breaks in two the other way!
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Nor can the insured protect himself by canceling the prior policy if he breaks the condition.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Nevertheless, a batch of convicts occasionally breaks jail, and those who are not shot down escape.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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