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adjective as in breaking

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New York blinks in the face of uncertainty and bans hydraulic fracturing.

No city has borne a greater share of pain from the fracturing of the Beltrán Leyva Cartel than Héctor's beloved Acapulco.

The elections are seen as a crucial step in stabilizing Ukraine and represent a chance to stop the fracturing of the country.

Last month he stepped on a police stun grenade as it blew up, shredding his clothes and fracturing ribs.

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is still somewhat of a mystery to most of the country.

It seemed scarcely possible that marks so extraordinary could have been made in the human skull without fracturing it.

One old lady of 80 years slipped on one of the planks and fell against the side of the boat, fracturing her skull.

All our arrangements in warlike preparations, at present, involve great weight of projectile for fracturing, not perforating.

One ball passed through left arm near middle third, fracturing humerus.

First (musket) ball passed in under the angle of right jaw, fracturing the symphysis, where it emerged.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fracturing, such as: collapsing, cracking, crumbling, shattering, smashing, and splintering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.