Crack and Tear


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Crack noun – An irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure.
Tear is a synonym for crack in flash topic. In some cases you can use "Tear" instead the word "Crack" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like fracture, nature, separation, hole.
Nearby Words: cracked, cracking, crackle, cracker, crackled
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Tear noun – A long deep cut.
Usage example: repaired a tear in the theater curtain just before the start of the show

Crack is a synonym for tear in flash topic. Sometimes you can use "Crack" instead the word "Tear" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as fracture, cut, nature, separation.
Nearby Words: tearful, tearing, teary, teardrop, tearless
Synonyms for Tear

How words are described

good good crack good tear
special special crack special tear
common common crack common tear
free free crack free tear
Other adjectives: single, small, real, massive, large, big, little, absolute, dark, final, gigantic, last.

Common collocations

time crack time tear time
earth crack earth tear earth
world crack world tear world
game crack game tear game
Other nouns: book, head, glass, planet, armor, weapons.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / The French Connection Irv, the police mechanic Popeye and Cloudy help to tear apart the Lincoln was the actual NYPD fleet mechanic who helped Eagan and Grosso crack the case.
  • Literature / The Laundry Series She uses it to tear out his soul and apply it as a Band-Aid across a crack in reality.
  • Lets Play / Tear of Grace Black Comedy: Tear will usually crack jokes and make puns about pretty much anything.
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