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To 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.”
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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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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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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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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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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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To shatter or break into small pieces
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To suddenly lose one's temper or self-control
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To cut or sever something apart
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Be or become wide open
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To pierce (a cask) to draw out liquid
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To knock or cut pieces off (a hard material)
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To make a fizzing, popping sound
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To arrive at an answer through logic
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To move or cause to move suddenly and rapidly
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Speak in a joking way
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To break into something closed or locked
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(computing) To manipulate data or information with a computer or software
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Persuade
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To smile in a scornful or deprecating manner
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(of the skin) To become cracked, rough, or sore, especially through exposure to wind or cold weather
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To injure or damage, figuratively or physically by striking
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Reveal secret or confidential information
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To reveal or disclose
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To gain access or entry into
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(of a sharp pointed object) To go into or through (something)
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To cut or lacerate with something sharp
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To insert or introduce in a stealthy way
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To unfasten a lock or door
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To smile broadly
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Say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
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To speak or say something
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To damage or disfigure a surface by creating a hole or mark in it
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Doubles entendres
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Plural for a split in a surface which has not completely broken apart
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“Rays from the afternoon sun shine through a crack in the boulders to illuminate a spiral petroglyph.”
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Plural for a flaw or imperfection
“Anya is watching him, her strange luminescent eyes trolling over every inch of him, searching for a crack in his façade.”
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Plural for an attempt or opportunity to achieve something
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“I decided to give the young, gung-ho writer a crack at writing my biography.”
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Plural for a joke, typically a critical or unkind one
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“The lifeguard made a crack about her ragged armpits and cellulite thighs as she sprang off the diving board.”
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Plural for a sudden sharp or explosive noise
“The explosive crack of a bullwhip can frighten cattle into a pen, and even keep lions and tigers at bay.”
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Plural for a hit, strike or blow, especially one that is audible
“She gave the thief a crack over the head with her rolling pin.”
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Plural for an eccentric or unusual person
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“Alex was labeled a crack after making claims about frogs having dysfunctional amorous tendencies due to the presence of mysterious chemicals.”
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Plural for a stimulant narcotic, derived from cultivated plants of the genus Erythroxylum, in the form of a white powder that users generally self-administer by insufflation through the nose
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Plural for a lively, noisy party involving dancing and drinking
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Plural for crack cocaine
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Plural for the top of the buttocks exposed when trousers are worn too low, or when the wearer bends over
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Plural for an informal conversation
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Plural for an ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules
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Plural for the passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus
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Plural for a long deep track made by the repeated passage of the wheels of vehicles
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Plural for a thing that is irregular in form or nature
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Plural for a feeble hissing or spluttering sound
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Plural for an incidental remark, especially (law) in a court's judgment that is not essential to the disposition of the case
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Plural for the quality of being rough on the surface
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Plural for a very short period of time
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Plural for a sudden occurrence of something unwelcome, such as war or disease
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Plural for contemptuous ridicule or mockery
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Plural for a pipe or hole through which water or gas may escape
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Plural for a chance or possibility for progress or profit
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