crumble crumble  /ˈkrəm bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) fall apart
  2. (v) break or fall apart into fragments
  3. (v) fall into decay or ruin

Usage(s):

  1. The firm expected sales of relatively costly edibles like pesticide-free beef, oils and veggies to crumble as more folks started minding their wallets.
  2. No matter how much you subvert the laws of physics, it won't crumble.

News

  1. Down with the old: Demolition clears way for city facility

    Ben Blum sure knows how to bring down the house. With the first few deft swipes of his excavator, a former residence at 110 First Ave. began to crumble before onlookers’ eyes.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Baraboo News Republic

  2. Peg McEntee: R-r-r-rough roads show we need higher t-t-t-taxes

    Peg McEntee: R-r-r-rough roads show we need higher t-t-t-taxes by Peg Mcentee Tribune Columnist Published Jun 12, 2013 07:27PM MDT Sometimes you have to spend a little money now to save a lot later. That’s the case with Salt Lake City streets, which, due to deferred maintenance, have pits, potholes, bumps and, in some cases, are beginning to crumble. On Tuesday night, five of seven City Council ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. 3 Charts The China Bulls Do Not Want You To See

    As trade sanctions rise , ghost cities crumble, shadow banking surges, and the PBOC loses control of the most centrally-planned economy in the world amid their own version of 'peak debt' , it appears yet another pillar of the China-is-the-world's-growth-engine meme is crumbling. As Manpower recently reported , the belief in a mass 'urbanization' dream is absolutely not occurring . In fact, based ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

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Quotes

  1. "This is very frustrating," North Carolina center Tyler Hansbrough said. "We can't crumble whenever the game gets tight. We have to be tough."
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Tyler Hansbrough Source: Forbes

  2. "Look at what happens in war, and how whole towns are raped," Moore said. "We have this idea that we've got it together, but you see what happens when there is a natural disaster. Things crumble. Things literally crumble. So the sense that,...
    on May 15, 2008 By: Julianne Moore Source: FOXNews

  3. "Of course Manchester United will still be strong challengers for the title," Wenger said. "This will be a big disappointment for United - but do not expect them to crumble because of it. But it is good for the interest of the Premier League,...
    on Jan 21, 2007 By: Arsene Wenger Source: International Herald Tribune

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