from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. to go away from abruptly.
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The cloud was within fifty yards of where we lay, and we glared at it, all three, uncertain what horror was about to break from the heart of it.
Both teams were determined to break from the tradition set by earlier Israeli-Palestinian talks and by most Jewish-Arab discussions.
My placid old mount fought his bit and jigged ponderously, longing to break from his heavy trot to a lope.