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fracture
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Catch-22
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  • That was a C.I.D. man with a fractured nose.
  • ’Oh, don’t you worry about that,’ Yossarian comforted him with a toneless snicker as the engines of the jeeps and ambulance fractured the drowsy silence and the vehicles in the rear began driving away backward.
  • The joyous celebration lasted long into the night, and the stillness was fractured often by wild, exultant shouts and by the cries of people who were merry or sick.

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  • fractured the shinbone
  • fracture in the earth’s crust

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