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Verb
To break into small fragments due to impact
“The defective quality of the stone and workmanship caused the north abutment wall of the Cuyahoga aqueduct to crumble and give way.”
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To break into small fragments due to decay
“The rot eats into the wood, and the walls begin to crumble.”
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To break or crush into crumbs or small particles
“Using your fingers and thumbs, crumble the remaining mixture all over the top, covering as evenly as possible.”
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To worsen in quality or value
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“I found that the image quality began to crumble as we increased the level of magnification.”
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To sink or slump downwards, especially from weight, pressure, or a lack of strength
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Gradually destroy or be gradually destroyed
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To have a mental or emotional breakdown
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Convert into oxide
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To knock or cut pieces off (a hard material)
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To chop or cut into very small pieces
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To surrender or end all resistance to
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To quench or satisfy (one's thirst)
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To fail or not succeed
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Come or fall away from a surface in flakes
Noun
Plural for a baked dessert made with fruit and crumb topping
“In the remains of the village the factory crumbles quietly, blocks of concrete and old gateposts tell of what has been.”
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