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- v. To feel emotionally devastated; to break down.
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Impaired in strength during the weak government of Charles VI, Austria seemed ready to fall to pieces under the force of the shock.
As he was led away to his death, the defiant Charidemus shouted back to the Great King that he would soon see his empire fall to pieces around him.