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He said crews were not sure what caused the main to rupture.
PART OF 3RD STREET TUNNEL IN D.C. REOPENS AFTER WATER-MAIN BREAK, BUT REPAIR WORK IS EXPECTED TO TAKE DAYSDANA HEDGPETHAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A widely known concept in studying family interactions, “rupture and repair,” describes the importance of the repair process after a negative interaction.
YELLED AT YOUR KIDS? HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD LET GO OF THAT SHAME.EMILY EDLYNNMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When we feel shame, we are unable to engage in the “repair” step, which only leaves the rupture.
YELLED AT YOUR KIDS? HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD LET GO OF THAT SHAME.EMILY EDLYNNMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The conversion of public subsidy into private profit feels like a rupture in the system—one that would be fixed, perhaps, if states controlled the fruits of their funding more.
IN THE PUSH FOR NEW VACCINES, TAXPAYERS KEEP PAYING AND PAYINGSAMANTH SUBRAMANIANMAY 12, 2021QUARTZ
Philip’s reported insistence on leaving his own mark may have led to a post-coronation rupture in their relationship.
THE QUEEN’S MAN: PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH, DIESHOWARD CHUA-EOANAPRIL 9, 2021TIME
History is of course full of such ruptures, intentional or otherwise.
SHOULD AMERICA (AND FIFA) PAY REPARATIONS? (EP. 426)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJULY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
When that bubble bursts, it begins with a break, or rupture, in the soapy film.
SOAP BUBBLES’ ‘POP’ REVEALS THE PHYSICS OF THE BURSTSEMILY CONOVERAPRIL 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Between South and North, the probabilities of a serious, and no very distant rupture, are strong and manifest.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
One of these is the liability to inguinal hernia, or rupture, which leads to much suffering and frequent death in man.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
It is remarkable that this was not against the composers wishes, even if he did nothing actually to cause the rupture.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 18, 2021
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apprise

WORDS RELATED TO RUPTURE

  • alienation
  • altercation
  • breach
  • clash
  • difference of opinion
  • disaffection
  • dispute
  • divergence
  • estrangement
  • fight
  • misunderstanding
  • rift
  • rupture
  • schism
  • separation
  • split
  • trouble
  • disengagement
  • dissolution
  • disunion
  • division
  • divorce
  • divorcement
  • partition
  • rupture
  • separation
  • split-up
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