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adjective as in cracked

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adjective as in torn

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“I’ve seen more tooth fractures in the last six weeks than in the previous six years,” Tammy Chen, a dentist in Manhattan, wrote in the New York Times in September.

ESPN’s Ed Werder reports that Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints suffered “multiple rib fractures on both sides of his chest and a collapsed lung on the right side.”

According to a person with knowledge of the situation, Allen suffered a dislocated ankle and small fracture, and he will require season-ending surgery.

Edison Flores, United’s major signing last winter, missed nine games this fall with a facial fracture.

Their two most important offensive players, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and tight end George Kittle, are sidelined with injuries, Garoppolo with an ankle injury and Kittle with a foot fracture.

Public sector unions have also fractured the labor movement itself.

What it does have is a fractured relationship between a mother and a son.

He fell 40 feet and fractured his skull, hip, and nose, and lay there motionless.

Patterson would later learn that this one also had a fractured wing.

The rescued male was in better condition and his fractured wing began to heal without surgery.

The pictures thus hermetically sealed are indestructible so long as the glass is not fractured.

He fractured his skull, broke his arm, and cut off one of his fingers; but Harrington recovered from these and other injuries.

Mason was found on the side of the hill, seated with great composure, but unable to walk from a fractured leg.

The magma drove upward, melting its way through the fractured rock of the channels under the western side of the island.

"The shock threw him against the pilot-house wall and fractured his skull—he died in an hour," he said.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fractured, such as: busted, collapsed, cracked, crumbled, crushed, and damaged.

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