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Verb
Present participle for to cut something, especially into separate pieces or fragments
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Present participle for break or cause to break into small sharp fragments
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“The ruler cracked and splintered into pieces.”
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Present participle for to crush or reduce to fine particles
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Present participle for to knock or cut pieces off (a hard material)
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Present participle for to break something by forcing it inwards or piercing it roughly
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The cracking or breaking of a hard object, material, or bone structure
Noun
A split or division between strongly opposed groups
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Adjective
Bursting
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