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adjective as in fallen

adjective as in ruined

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And their fundraising collapsed by 50 percent from the previous year.

The poet apparently collapsed in the street upon his departure from “The Horse” and died not long after.

In January 2014, a lifelong District of Columbia parks employee, Medric Mills, collapsed while walking with his grown daughter.

In just a few hours on Tuesday, the dollar exchange rate collapsed from 64 to 80 rubles before climbing back to about 68.

The 2008 campaign almost collapsed under the weight of its own drama.

Maloney collapsed visibly, and I gathered the wood over the fire and coaxed up a blaze.

He had the ruler of Asturia back on the bed now, weak and helpless and almost collapsed after his outburst of violence.

She arrived, indeed, with lungs fairly collapsed and her heart entirely unreliable.

During the operation, which was a coeliotomy, she collapsed and her heart ceased beating.

The Quebec bridge (fig. 25) over the St Lawrence, which collapsed while in course of construction in 1907.


On this page you'll find 160 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to collapsed, such as: busted, cracked, crumbled, crushed, damaged, and defective.

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