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  • v. Present participle of cave in.


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  • Suddenly I saw us through Azher‚Äôs eyes: spastic, undignified, caving in to every puerile transport.

    Dreaming in French

  • He bounced off and raised his arms just in time to stop the opposite wall from caving in his skull.

    New Race

  • David ran and drop-kicked the supporting beam from beneath the five crisscrossing sectors in the ceiling, caving in the roof.

    The After Wife

  • "Aaargh!" said Ron as another twisted limb punched a large dent into his door; the windshield was now trembling under a hail of blows from knuckle-like twigs and a branch as thick as a battering ram was pounding furiously on the roof, which seemed to be caving in -

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • The tunnel itself was supported by cross-beams and timbers at intervals, but they had not completely prevented small slides of dirt from caving in from the sides.

    Terror At Dawn

  • She kept her Blahniks but wore no lipstick, caving in to peer pressure now that she had peers.

    Courting Trouble


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