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- v. to escape, to free oneself
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. run away from confinement
- v. be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise
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And within a few weeks, the anchored mines began to break loose from their moorings and drift down the Channel, making passage dangerous for British cross-Channel traffic.
But let him once get out of unison, out of conjunction, let him inwardly break loose and come apart, let him fall into that worst of male vices, the vice of abstraction and mechanisation, and have a concert of working ALONE and of himself, then he commits the breach.
She must break loose within a 512-breath, or ride the Foot down to Winterhorne.
I tried to break loose but Blackbeard and Snaggle - 'tooth held catatonically firm.
Top of the list of targets to be engaged were the ZSU 23-4S then the T72s, which threatened to break loose south of Iffezheim.
All hell's goin 'to break loose from the looks of it.
Ricocheting off the corridor wall, Caitano saw the forward bulkhead of the phaser control bay break loose and pummel Stevens, who collapsed to the deck, pinned beneath the massive chunk of duranium.