breaking off

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Synonyms for breaking off

an instance of sudden interruption

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he asked, breaking off a few blossoms as he passed.
The iceberg has been close to breaking off for a few months.
An iceberg the size of Delaware is breaking off from the Antarctic Peninsula and it could make its great separation any day now.
But if yours are so heavy they are breaking off, that's not desirable.
She is aware of the official registration of the engagement breaking off, having received a document from the court.