brittle


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Related to brittle: peanut brittle, Brittle bone disease, brittle diabetes
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Synonyms for brittle

Synonyms for brittle

easily broken or damaged

Synonyms for brittle

caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets

having little elasticity

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lacking warmth and generosity of spirit

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(of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured

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References in classic literature ?
You're a woman,' retorted Brittles, plucking up a little.
If Brittles would rather open the door, in the presence of witnesses,' said Mr.
Brittles obeyed; the group, peeping timourously over each other's shoulders, beheld no more formidable object than poor little Oliver Twist, speechless and exhausted, who raised his heavy eyes, and mutely solicited their compassion.
In a lantern, miss,' cried Brittles, applying one hand to the side of his mouth, so that his voice might travel the better.
He looks as if he was a-going, miss,' bawled Brittles, in the same manner as before.
Giles's room; and that Brittles was to saddle the pony and betake himself instantly to Chertsey: from which place, he was to despatch, with all speed, a constable and doctor.
HYDERABAD -- People with brittle asthma tend to be those who have relatively frequent asthma attacks, and in between acute attacks may have symptoms such as coughing and wheezing that require quite large doses of medication to keep them normal.
A scoreless first period saw the action flow from end to end, Michael Elder forcing Hawks' goaltender Daniel Brittle into action in the sixth minute as Billingham looked to punish a charging penalty on Blackburn's Jared Owen.
Once the action got underway the Hawks were quickly into their stride and they took the lead after just 61 seconds when Adam Brittle fired home - his brother Luke picking up the assist.
International Symposium on Brittle Matrix Composites (10th: 2012: Warsaw, Poland) Ed.
Dressed in yellow, black and white, these students hoped to raise awareness for Brittle Bones Disease.
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We used to think of brittle bones as being a normal part of getting older.
Several highways were shut down, and the extreme cold was making rails brittle, forcing.