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Adjective
Of the very best kind
“… a writer renowned for her cracking tales of mystery and suspense.”
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Adjective
Adverb
To a great degree
“… tells a cracking good tale of a search for a lost city.”
Verb
Present participle for make or cause to make a sudden sharp or explosive sound
“Each sound is rendered in precise detail - bullets crack as they pass your head and thud wetly as they enter your body.”
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Present participle for give way or cause to give way under torture, pressure, or strain
“Bachelet, however, did not crack under torture.”
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Present participle for hit very hard
“She drew back her fist and cracked him on the jaw.”
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Present participle for find a solution to; decipher or interpret
“Most new garage door openers have built-in security codes that are hard for crooks to crack electronically.”
Verb
Present participle for break or cause to break without a complete separation of the parts
“The council told him the bays would then overlap the paving stones, which would crack under the weight.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to go insane or as if insane
“… cracked by years in solitary confinement, the prisoner could only maunder incoherently.”
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