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Adjective
The best of its kind or class
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“Writing a cracking song and making it sound incredible is just a part of the mountain of work that needs to be done.”
Adjective
At great speed
“The light early breeze stiffened to a following wind that sent me churning down the river at a cracking speed.”
Adjective
Breaking or separating easily into flakes
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Bursting
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Large and heavy or solid
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Adverb
To a very large or great degree
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“It's a cracking good story of crime, detective work, and punishment in a remote corner of the world.”
Noun
The cracking or breaking of a hard object, material, or bone structure
Noun
A loud, deep resounding noise
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A feeble hissing or spluttering sound
Noun
The action of solving a problem or contentious matter
Interjection
An elliptical exclamation of satisfaction or commendation
Verb
(Present participle of understand) Being aware of the meaning of
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Present participle for to break or cause to break without a complete separation of the parts
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“The council told him the bays would then overlap the paving stones, which would crack under the weight.”
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Present participle for to succumb or give way to pressure or strain (literally or figuratively)
“What looks like a frozen river can quickly crack under the weight of a sled.”
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Present participle for to make, or cause to make, a sudden sharp or explosive sound
“A quiver in the air, a gust of wind, a flash of lightning, and then thunder would crack through the sky.”
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Present participle for to decipher or find a solution to
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“Most new garage door openers have built-in security codes that are hard for crooks to crack.”
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Present participle for to go, or cause to go, insane or as if insane
“He began to crack after being shuffled between a cell and the interrogation room for two days without cigarettes or alcohol.”
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Present participle for to hit very hard
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“She raised her arm in a turbulent gesture that made Yossarian fear she was going to crack him in the face again with her great pocketbook.”
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Present participle for to become mentally worked up or unhinged
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Present participle for to split or sever something with, or as if with, a sharp instrument
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Present participle for be or become wide open
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Present participle for to pierce (a cask) to draw out liquid
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Present participle for to knock or cut pieces off (a hard material)
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Present participle for to make a fizzing, popping sound
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Present participle for to move or cause to move suddenly and rapidly
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Present participle for to break into something closed or locked
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(computing) Present participle for to manipulate data or information with a computer or software
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Present participle for persuade
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Present participle for to smile in a scornful or deprecating manner
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Present participle for to reveal or disclose a fact or information
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Present participle for to tell a joke or speak in a joking way
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(of the skin) Present participle for to become cracked, rough, or sore, especially through exposure to wind or cold weather
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Present participle for to speak or say something
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Present participle for to injure or damage, figuratively or physically by striking
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Present participle for to reveal secret or confidential information
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Present participle for to gain access or entry into
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(of a sharp pointed object) Present participle for to go into or through (something)
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Present participle for to insert or introduce in a stealthy way
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Present participle for to smile broadly
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Present participle for say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
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Present participle for to damage or disfigure a surface by creating a hole or mark in it
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