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To break suddenly and completely
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“The rope was threatening to snap under our combined weight.”
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To say something quickly and irritably
“Our coach then began to snap at the referee over the highly contentious call.”
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To suddenly lose one's temper or self-control
“He would suddenly snap at Manu, telling him to hurry or they would be late for their afternoon classes.”
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To emit a sudden, sharp cracking sound
“As the marching bands played their music, the country's flag would snap in the breeze.”
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To take a photograph or snapshot of
“She would regularly snap pictures of her cats in a variety of hilarious poses.”
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To pass from one form, state, or level to another
“We advised her to snap out of her extremely negative frame of mind.”
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To bite at, especially audibly
“Having your dog growl or snap at you can be a scary experience.”
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Make or cause to make a light explosive sound
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To put into a quick revolving motion through a snap of the thumb and index finger
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To make a fizzing, popping sound
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Rise and fall irregularly in number or amount
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To stop functioning
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Light touch
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To make a sudden, sharp noise, or succession of noises
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To make fun of in a good-natured way
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To represent by a drawing, painting, or other art forms
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Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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Strike, often with hand
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Say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
Noun
Something that is easy to do
“The written test will be a snap. It's the driving that scares me.”
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A sudden, sharp cracking sound
“He was trying to pluck the elusive thread from his sleepy reverie when a loud snap jolted him into full flight-or-fight mode.”
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Vigor or liveliness of style or action
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“The low-fi beats work well, with plenty of snap, while the frantic drum and bass loops assault your ears with real ferocity.”
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A photograph or picture
“The photograph enclosed was a holiday snap of a lady looking back over her shoulder on a riverbank and laughing at the photographer.”
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A sudden brief spell of distinctive weather
“A snap of cold and wet weather will give rise to pneumonia in calves, so stay vigilant.”
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A weather condition marked by low temperatures
“In January of 2004, New England underwent its worst cold snap in 20 years.”
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A very small amount
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“Vivian spoke sarcastically with a snap of venom in her voice.”
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A very short time
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Something or someone that fastens
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The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape
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(film) A scene or sequence recorded without interruption
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The condition of being informal
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Advancing front of colder air
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A brace, band, or clasp for strengthening or holding things together
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A jerking or buckling motion
Adjective
Done or taken on the spur of the moment, unexpectedly, or without notice
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“After the Cubs lost Game One of the 2016 World Series, he made a snap decision to travel to Cleveland to see Game Two in person.”
Adjective
Involving minimal difficulty or effort
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“Somehow, he was given credit for a course for merely reading the text and passing a snap exam.”
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Firmly determined, resolute
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Capable of being put to use or account
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Interjection
Jinx
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