breaking

(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. bursting, splitting, cracking, rending, riving, sundering, parting, severing, dissevering, exploding, erupting, shattering, splintering, fracturing, tearing, cleaving, snapping, separating, smashing, shivering, crashing, disintegrating, crumbling, collapsing, caving in, falling, dispersing, busting*, going to pot*.
Ant. enduring, strong*, stable.
n.
1. [A fracture]
Syn. cleavage, rupture, separating; see division 1 , fracture 1 .
2. [A violation]
Syn. transgressing, breach, shattering, vioLating; see violation 1 .

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