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synonyms for fracturing

  • collapsing
  • cracking
  • crumbling
  • shattering
  • smashing
  • splintering
  • splitting
  • tearing

antonyms for fracturing

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  • enduring
  • strong
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How to use fracturing in a sentence

It seemed scarcely possible that marks so extraordinary could have been made in the human skull without fracturing it.
AUSTRALIA, ITS HISTORY AND PRESENT CONDITIONWILLIAM PRIDDEN
One old lady of 80 years slipped on one of the planks and fell against the side of the boat, fracturing her skull.
THE NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 1, ISSUE 4, JANUARY 23, 1915VARIOUS
All our arrangements in warlike preparations, at present, involve great weight of projectile for fracturing, not perforating.
GUNNERY IN 1858WILLIAM GREENER
One ball passed through left arm near middle third, fracturing humerus.
REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF THE WARUNITED STATES SENATE
First (musket) ball passed in under the angle of right jaw, fracturing the symphysis, where it emerged.
REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF THE WARUNITED STATES SENATE
Under such conditions rocks have been made to change shape very notably without fracturing.
GEOLOGYWILLIAM J. MILLER
The admiral had been twice wounded, the second blow slightly fracturing his skull, and making it difficult for him to speak.
FAMOUS SEA FIGHTSJOHN RICHARD HALE
It was a fearful blow, the butt of the heavy Army revolver landing on the fellow's jaw and fracturing it.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS SERGEANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
To this warning Leary paid no attention, and the brick came down on his head with full force, fracturing his skull.
TRUE DETECTIVE STORIESCLEVELAND MOFFETT
There were two orifices; the ball appeared to have entered the limb and passed out, fracturing the tibia in its course.
THE DOWNFALLEMILE ZOLA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRACTURING

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