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Synonyms for crack

break

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break down

crack down on something or someone

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have a breakdown

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burst out laughing

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  • burst out laughing
  • laugh
  • fall about (laughing)
  • guffaw
  • roar with laughter
  • be in stitches
  • split your sides

Synonyms for crack

to undergo partial breaking

to make a sudden sharp, explosive noise

to find the key to (a code, for example)

to give way mentally and emotionally

to suddenly lose all health or strength

crack up: to undergo wrecking

crack up: to give way mentally and emotionally

crack up: to suddenly lose all health or strength

a sudden sharp, explosive noise

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

a trying to do or make something

a brief trial

a flippant or sarcastic remark

having or demonstrating a high degree of knowledge or skill

Synonyms for crack

a narrow opening

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a long narrow depression in a surface

a sudden sharp noise

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a chance to do something

witty remark

a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts

a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted

a usually brief attempt

the act of cracking something

become fractured

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make a very sharp explosive sound

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make a sharp sound

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hit forcefully

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pass through (a barrier)

break partially but keep its integrity

break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension

gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions

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suffer a nervous breakdown

tell spontaneously

cause to become cracked

reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking

break into simpler molecules by means of heat

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In a RoboCop rocket suit, genius inventor and global weapons dealer Robert Downey Jr (above) wages his own war on terror, cracking wise through the comical crash-bash action.
Yes, we're cracking wise here, but really, this is a very interesting show and we urge people to go next year.
As written, "At the time, it seemed Lyons was doing his job -- making jokes, cracking wise, trying to bring the locker room into the booth.
The quick-witted blues-rocker - who brings his band, the Destroyers, to Eugene's McDonald Theatre today - is as adept at cracking wise as he is at crafting a tasty guitar lick.
Throughout the evening, Mann, whose songs mostly traffic in serious subjects, was engaging and personable, telling stories and cracking wise.
Monday, Film4 9pm in a rocket-rigged suit, genius inventor and global weapons dealer robert Downey Jr (above) wages war on terror, cracking wise through the comical crash-bash action.