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Synonyms for crack



break down

crack down on something or someone


have a breakdown


burst out laughing


  • 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


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


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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Satisfying though it is that the narrative moves along more smoothly than in Araki's earlier teensploitation pics, the hoopla about quasi-Scientological cults and psychic powers is just something for the characters to do in between hopping into bed with each other, discussing sex and cracking wise. Despite the apocalyptic ending, the mood here is one of sunny cheerfulness, offering a joyous tribute to the easy sensuality of youth that doesn't feel at all lascivious coming from a 50-year-old director.
Lucille is the socially omnivorous one of the group, dressed like a peacock in a newly bought fur coat, with an eye on every man who walks by and cracking wise whenever she can with lines like "You don't buy a mink because you need it.
Today, a high-profile candidate's greatest media advantage involves hanging with the Stewarts--whipping up a souffle with Martha, say, or cracking wise with Jon--representative of the best no-equal-time-required showcase that money can't buy.
These days she's divorced and working a day shift at a cafeteria, but she still lives for the few gigs she gets as a standup comedian, cracking wise a la Phyllis Diller about oafish husbands, bad sex, that time of the month, etc.
cigar night," where surgeons puff away on the hospital roof, cracking wise about the occasional explosions in the distance.
HOLLYWOOD Relentless optimism and cracking wise underlined the Producers Guild of America's Celebration of Diversity at the Beverly Wilshire on May 9.