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Present participle for to break suddenly and completely
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“The rope was threatening to snap under our combined weight.”
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Present participle for to say something quickly and irritably
“Our coach then began to snap at the referee over the highly contentious call.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to fluctuate from one condition, form, level or state to another
“We advised her to snap out of her extremely negative frame of mind.”
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Present participle for to bite at, especially audibly
“Having your dog growl or snap at you can be a scary experience.”
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Present participle for to put into a quick revolving motion through a snap of the thumb and index finger
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Present participle for make or cause to make a short, sharp sound as of a switch being operated or of two hard objects coming smartly into contact
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Present participle for to make a fizzing, popping sound
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Present participle for rise and fall irregularly in number or amount
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Present participle for to forcibly break into parts, especially into halves or along the grain
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Present participle for to tease, typically in a good-natured way
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Present participle for to make a sudden, sharp noise, or succession of noises
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Present participle for to touch or hit with a quick stroke
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Present participle for to represent by a drawing, painting, or other art forms
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Present participle for give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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Present participle for to carry and take from one place to another
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Present participle for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Present participle for to take possession of something, especially forcibly
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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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