EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRACKING
I hope the cracking and crunching of nuts doesn't disturb you much?
Who art thou that talkest so freely of cracking the head of Arthur a Bland?
They were cracking in their skins, the blessed gormandizers!
Cracking some nuts and munching them, the Governor began to take another tone.
There was a cracking and rending of timbers, and the water rushed in.
The town was in an uproar, and cracking like the Fourth of July.
There was not the cracking of a twig––not the movement of a shadow.
He fell within two feet of me, cracking his head on a mooring-bitt.
He was parched; his lips were cracking; in his mouth was the taste of dust.
He was covered with dust and his lips were cracking in spite of his free use of the canteen.