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- v. to break, separate.
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- v. become separated into pieces or fragments
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Flimsy baby doll dresses that come apart in the wash.
All underfoot were bodies and pieces of bodies, and so many men had come apart in the blowup and the shelling that the ground was slick and threw a terrible stink from their wet internalments.
Even if Al made the rope come apart -- which he could do easy enough -- there wasn't no way two White boys could outrun Reds in the forest.
She resolutely rapped her knuckles on a door that looked as if it might come apart if she wasn't careful.