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Synonyms for breaking

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He had lived too long and too philosophically to lay blame on a dog for breaking a taboo which it did not know.
"It happens that I expect visitors," said Levin, his strong fingers more and more rapidly breaking off the ends of the split stick.
There is a camp breaking up on the bare, torrid hills at morning, and Brazilian uniforms massed in blocks and columns to march.
There is so much good and evil in breaking secrets, that I put my conduct to a test.
Pike, the malingerer, leaped upon the crippled animal, breaking its neck with a quick flash of teeth and a jerk, Buck got a frothing adversary by the throat, and was sprayed with blood when his teeth sank through the jugular.
The breaking down of discipline likewise affected the dogs in their relations with one another.
There was a crunch of breaking bone, and the white dog faced him on three legs.
Three hours were consumed in cooking, repairing harnesses, and making and breaking camp, and the remaining nine hours dogs and men slept as if dead.
KARACHI -- There is no respite in tragic mishaps in ship breaking yards of Gadani due to the continued apathy of the government and owners of the yards, said labor leaders
A follow-up to the enormously popular and informative guide "The Coffee Break Screenwriter" (9781615932429, $26.95), The Coffee Break Screenwriter Breaks the Rules is about writing a script for television, theater, or cinema ten minutes at a time--and about making one's script stand out from the rest by breaking the major rules of screenwriting.
To clarify, I normally only position barrels I am breaking in with the port on the bottom.
Red belts: Anton Lloyd-Jones, aged 11 of Penywaun, gold in Forms, gold in weapons, silver in sparring and silver in breaking (four medals) Green belts: Kieron Dillon, aged 11 of Penywaun, gold in breaking, silver in sparring.
Breaking Characteristics of Dam Failures, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 110(5): 567-586.
As late as just a few years back, I had heard words such as breaking down, breaking loose, breaking through, even breaking wind, but Breaking News was unknown to me.
Sandy, UT, August 28, 2013 --( Last Saturday, Sandy martial arts studio, Personal Mastery Martial Arts, offered a free power breaking seminar for their students.