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See definition of cracking on Dictionary.com
  • verbbreak, usually into parts
  • verblose self-control
  • verbhit very hard
  • verbdiscover meaning, answer

synonyms for cracking

  • burst
  • chop
  • crash
  • damage
  • explode
  • fracture
  • hurt
  • injure
  • pop
  • snap
  • splinter
  • split
  • chip
  • cleave
  • crackle
  • detonate
  • impair
  • ring
  • rive
  • sever
  • shiver
See also synonyms for: crackings
  • collapse
  • flip
  • succumb
  • yield
  • blow up
  • go crazy
  • go to pieces
  • break down
  • become deranged
  • become insane
  • bug out
  • give way
  • go bonkers
  • lose it
  • blow one's mind
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antonyms for cracking

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  • aid
  • assist
  • combine
  • cure
  • fix
  • heal
  • help
  • mend
  • join
  • unite
  • be calm
  • compose
  • misunderstand
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How to use cracking in a sentence

That in turn would help prevent cracking, which often occurs when the exterior of a piece of wood dries out faster than the interior.
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You have things like no sewer pipes and other things that are greasy and cracking.
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One chiro I follow adjusts baby spines, slowly, carefully, with basically no audible cracking.
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The party that controls the maps can grab power through packing or cracking.
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His foot caught; it is unknown in what,—in a twisted tie, or perhaps in a crevice of the cracking earth.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Along the shore they sped, speaking not a word till they had got the village in sight and their arms were cracking in the joints.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
After waiting long, the hunters heard high above them a cracking, rushing sound; and suddenly they saw a great, hovering object.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
"Up to sixteen thousand tons," Darrin replied, without cracking a smile.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
Neither did his ears hear at first a low muffled cracking that had been going on for some time.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
He withdrew his head and looked about him on either side and behind—listening intently for the cracking of a twig or a footfall.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
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WORDS RELATED TO CRACKING

  • collapsing
  • cracking
  • crumbling
  • fracturing
  • shattering
  • smashing
  • splintering
  • splitting
  • tearing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.