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verb as in break or fall into pieces

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You could turn the cherries into a crisp or crumble, but for Beranbaum, a crunchy brown sugary topping isn’t nearly as good as a tender pie crust.

Their skillets are perfect for any number of kitchen tasks whether you’re frying chicken, searing a steak or making a crumble.

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Bake oats into muffins and bread, or incorporate them into a crisp or crumble topping.

Rather than the traditional whole walnut to decorate the center of the cookie, I’ve gone with a crave-worthy crumble of walnuts, coconut and brown sugar, laced with five-spice powder.

If you want to simplify this recipe, you can simply add a whole walnut to the center, in place of the crumble.

It's about the delicate fabric of the universe and how our fragile insides crumble when that fabric is torn.

There is no better thing on a Sunday afternoon than a fruity, molten, crunchy crumble.

But the illusions of peace and tranquility soon crumble around them like a patch of freshly laid snow.

But, Ali warns all that can change quickly if Anbar continues to crumble, “right now, we are looking into the Abyss.”

For such a source of outward joy to crumble so violently, what the hell happened?

The self-centred, confident man in him that deemed itself indispensable must crumble.

Perhaps he was rather doing one of those useless and splendid things that alone among man's contrivances do not crumble and fall.

Remember that it is uncertain as to size and that the walls are liable to crumble.

The luxury of Broadwood would have to crumble: his mind was very clear about that.

Only when the radiance became dim did the mass grow cold and crumble in pieces which retained but the semblance of a spark.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crumble, such as: break up, collapse, crush, decay, degenerate, and deteriorate.

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