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Synonyms for bust

sculpture

arrest

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arrest

go bust

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Synonyms for bust

to make or become unusable or inoperative

to come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure

to make (an animal) docile

to reduce to financial insolvency

to undergo sudden financial failure

to lower in rank or grade

to hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

to take into custody as a prisoner

one that fails completely

the condition of being financially insolvent

a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

a seizing and holding by law

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a complete failure

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the chest of a woman

a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person

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an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on

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separate or cause to separate abruptly

break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

lacking funds

References in classic literature ?
If ever I permit you to chronicle any more of my little problems, Watson, I foresee that you will enliven your pages by an account of the singular adventure of the Napoleonic busts.
His reasons for destroying the busts were still unknown, and he refused to answer any questions upon the subject, but the police had discovered that these same busts might very well have been made by his own hands, since he was engaged in this class of work at the establishment of Gelder & Co.
Yes, gentlemen," said he, "it is the most famous pearl now existing in the world, and it has been my good fortune, by a connected chain of inductive reasoning, to trace it from the Prince of Colonna's bedroom at the Dacre Hotel, where it was lost, to the interior of this, the last of the six busts of Napoleon which were manufactured by Gelder & Co.
But Beppo was condemned to a year's imprisonment, and in the meanwhile his six busts were scattered over London.
A year ago Bust Out's trainer Jessica Harrington, who also runs Soltero in the Grade 1 event, saw her Moscow Flyer, who started odds-on favourite, fall at the fifth fence in the Irish Arkle before landing the more prestigious Cheltenham version.
The bust last week Tuesday (6 March 2018) was the latest in a total of six currency busts since 1 January with a combined value of over R27 million.
Also taken into custody were four teenagers who lived in shanties beside Lascano's house on Samson Road in Barangay 73, Caloocan City, when the police conducted the drug bust around 7:30 p.
Sadiq Khan said that he was proud to unveil the bust of the great Muhammad Ali Jinnah to honour him.
He, together with Syed Ibne Abbas, the High Commissioner, unveiled the Bust at the China and South Asia Gallery of the British Museum.
K], November 28 ( ANI ): Spanish sculptor Jose Antonio Navarro Arteaga has reportedly created a more flattering version of Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo's bust.
In theory, you can make any garment fit any body shape or set of measurements, and fitting the bust is no exception.
Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican from Florida, introduced a bill in the House of Representatives last Friday to commission a bust of Elie Wiesel for the Capitol building.
After students have completed the sketching phase, model how they can use a white polymer modeling compound to create a simple portrait bust inspired by their sketches.
Currently, the period for statement of applicant [for the bust transport] is running, MaA,,Aaric told the parliamentary media committee, as quoted by the TASR newswire on Spetember 10.
However, she may be the last to have a bronze bust in the same garden.