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(Verb) 
Definition
to break or split without complete separation of the parts
A gas main had cracked under my neighbour's garage.Crack the salt crust and you will find the skin just peels off the fish.
Synonyme
break
The bandage must be put on when the blister breaks.
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split
In a severe gale the ship split in two.
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burst
The driver lost control when a tyre burst.
She burst the balloon with a pin.
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snap
The brake pedal had just snapped.
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fracture
You've fractured a rib.
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splinter
The ruler cracked and splintered into pieces.
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rive
(Verb) 
Definition
to break with a sudden sharp sound
Thunder cracked in the sky.
Synonyme
snap
The stress was too much, and he finally snapped.
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burst
Every now and then you hear some bombs bursting.
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explode
The first test atomic bomb was exploded in the New Mexico desert.
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crackle
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pop
I gave a start when the balloon popped.
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detonate
an explosive device which detonated last night
(Verb) 
Definition
to hit with a forceful or resounding blow
(informal)  She drew back her fist and cracked him on the jaw.He cracked his head on the pavement and was knocked out.
Synonyme
hit
She hit him hard across his left arm.
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clip (informal)
She clipped his ear.
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slap
My yoga instructor turned up and slapped me on the shoulder.
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smack
She smacked me on the side of the head.
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thump
He thumped me, nearly knocking me over.
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buffet
Their plane had been severely buffeted by storms.
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clout (informal)
The officer clouted him on the head.
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cuff
She cuffed him playfully around the ear.
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whack
Someone whacked him on the head.
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wallop (informal)
She walloped me over the head with a cushion.
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(Verb) 
Definition
to break or split without complete separation of the parts
Crack the eggs into a bowl.
Synonyme
cleave
a tool for cleaving watermelons
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break
He fell through the window, breaking the glass.
(Verb) 
Definition
to solve or decipher (a code or problem)
He has finally cracked the code after years of painstaking research.
Synonyme
solve
Their domestic reforms did nothing to solve unemployment.
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work out
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resolve
We must find a way to resolve these problems.
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interpret
The pictures are often difficult to interpret.
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clarify
A bank spokesman was unable to clarify the situation.
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clear up
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fathom
I couldn't fathom what he was talking about.
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decipher
I'm still no closer to deciphering the code.
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suss (out) (slang)
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get to the bottom of
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disentangle
The author brilliantly disentangles complex debates.
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elucidate
He refused to elucidate the reasons for his decision.
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get the answer to
(Verb) 
Definition
to yield or cease to resist
She's calm and strong, and will not crack under pressure.
Synonyme
break down
The young man broke down and cried.
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collapse
His business empire collapsed under a massive burden of debt.
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yield
She yielded to general pressure.
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give in
My parents gave in and let me go to the camp.
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give way
The whole ceiling gave way and fell in on us.
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lose control
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be overcome
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go to pieces
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a narrow opening or fissure
She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
Synonyme
break
a sudden break in the clouds
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chink
He peered through a chink in the curtains.
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gap
the wind tearing through gaps in the window frames
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rift
In the open bog are many rifts and potholes.
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cleft
a narrow cleft in the rocks too small for a human to squeeze through
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crevice
a huge boulder with rare ferns growing in every crevice
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fissure
There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
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cranny
The lizards fled into crannies in the rocks.
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(Substantiv) 
Definition
a narrow opening or fissure
The plate had a crack in it.
Synonyme
split
The seat had a few small splits around the corners.
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break
a break in the earth's surface
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breach
A large battering ram hammered a breach in the wall.
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fracture
large fractures in the crust creating the valleys
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rupture
ruptures in a 60-mile pipeline on the island
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(Substantiv) 
Definition
a sudden sharp noise
Suddenly there was a loud crack and glass flew into the air.
Synonyme
snap
Every minute or so I could hear a snap, a crack and a crash as another tree went down.
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pop
Each corn kernel will make a loud pop when cooked.
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burst
a burst of fireworks
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explosion
Three people were badly injured in a bomb explosion.
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report
There was a loud report as the fuel tanks exploded.
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a sharp blow
(informal)  He took a crack on the head during the game.
Synonyme
blow
He went off to hospital after a blow to the face.
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slap
He reached forward and gave me a slap.
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smack
I end up shouting at him or giving him a smack.
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thump
He felt a thump on his shoulder.
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clout (informal)
I was half tempted to give them a clout myself.
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cuff
He gave Billy a cuff.
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whack
He gave the tree trunk a whack with the axe.
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wallop (informal)
With a single wallop, Clarke sent him flying.
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clip (informal)
a clip round the ear
(Substantiv) 
Definition
an attempt
(informal)  I'd love to have a crack at the title next year.
Synonyme
attempt
a deliberate attempt to destabilize defence
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go (informal)
It took us two goes to get the colour right.
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try
I didn't really expect anything, but it was worth a try.
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shot (informal)
He will be given a shot at the world title.
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stab (informal)
Several times tennis stars have had a stab at acting.
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a gibe or joke
(informal)  He made a nasty crack about her weight.
Synonyme
joke
No one told worse jokes than Claus.
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dig
She couldn't resist a dig at him after his unfortunate performance.
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gag (informal)
He made a gag about bald men.
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quip
a deadpan quip
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jibe
a cruel jibe about her mistakes
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wisecrack
He kept making wisecracks about her weight.
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funny remark
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smart-alecky remark
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
first-class or excellent
(slang)  He is said to be a crack shot.
Synonyme
first-class
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choice
The finest array of choicest foods is to be found within their Food Hall.
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excellent
We complimented him on doing an excellent job.
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ace (informal)
It's been a while since I've seen a really ace film.
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elite
the elite troops of the President's bodyguard
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superior
He's got a superior car, and it's easy to win races that way.
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world-class
He was determined to become a world-class tennis player.
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first-rate
They were dealing with a first-rate professional.
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hand-picked
a hand-picked range of timeless classics

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of ace
Definition
superb or excellent
It's been a while since I've seen a really ace film.
Synonyme
great (informal),
mean (slang),
cracking (British, informal),
fantastic (informal),
tremendous (informal),
marvellous (informal),
terrific (informal),
mega (slang),
awesome (slang),
dope (slang),
sick (slang),
brill (informal),
the dog's bollocks (taboo, slang),
bitchin' (US, slang),
chillin' (US, slang),
booshit (Australian, slang),
exo (Australian, slang),
sik (Australian, slang),
ka pai (New Zealand),
rad (informal),
phat (slang),
schmick (Australian, informal),
beaut (informal),
barrie (Scottish, slang),
belting (British, slang),
pearler (Australian, slang)
in the sense of breach
Definition
a crack, break, or gap
A large battering ram hammered a breach in the wall.
in the sense of buffet
Definition
to knock against or about
Their plane had been severely buffeted by storms.
Synonyme

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