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“The chaos can either set you back 100 years or crack open the culture,” says Hunt.

“We like beer,” Taylor says, after mandating that everyone crack open an Mmmhops before the drinking games could commence.

Some punk city kids crack open a fire hydrant and are playing in its spray.

In other words, any of these issues could crack open the coalition.

Or perhaps wisest of all, Romney could just kick back, crack open a cold one, and do nothing.

The bushes are covered with husks, which crack open when they are dry, and show a whole bunch of pepusas inside.

Her heart stood still, but she turned the handle and entered, leaving a crack open behind.

The food was so bad he could not eat and the air often made his head ache as if it would crack open.

This outer portion must crack open, peel off, or in some way give a chance for the constant growth of the trunk.

If forged at a dark-red heat the iron generally will granulate or crack open and weaken the metal.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crack open, such as: push, violate, assault, blast, burst, and defile.

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