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  • v. To end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.
  • v. To remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. break a piece from a whole
  • v. break a small piece off from
  • v. interrupt before its natural or planned end
  • v. break off (a piece from a whole)
  • v. prevent completion


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