The fuel tank ruptured, and the car burst into flames.
diagnosed as a ruptured disc
The incident ruptured the relationship beyond repair.
The bubonic plague ruptured the fabric of the feudal order.
Colton’s appendix has ruptured.
Todd Burpo -- Heaven Is for Real
Like something ruptures when you hit twelve, or thirteen, or whatever the age is when you’re no longer a kid but a "young adult," and after that you’re a totally different person.
Lauren Oliver -- Before I Fall
"I’m going to tell Mrs. Burt that my mom doesn’t want me to do anything that might rupture my hymen," Eleanor said.
Rainbow Rowell -- Eleanor & Park
My spleen will rupture.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
He felt the uterus, turning it gently to see if there were any ruptures or necrotic areas.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
It might easily have resulted in a serious rupture in our relations.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
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Fire and pain ruptured her spine, flooding her veins.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
With a casual flick of his hand, Percy caused the side of the tank to rupture.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
I cannot put on paper the idea that I want to scream, as loud as I can, until my throat ruptures.
Holly Goldberg Sloan -- Counting by 7s
Blood vessels ruptured, means he was alive when they strung him up.
David Baldacci -- Zero Day
A ruptured melon lolls in the drive like an amputated head.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
And in his famous "cornerstone" speech of March 21, 1861, Alexander Stephens maintained that the Republican threat to slavery was "the immediate cause of the late rupture and the present revolution" of Confederate independence.
James M. McPherson -- What They Fought For - 1861-1865
I realize now that it was the siren, or choir of sirens, and the drumming pandemonium that accompanied their shrieks, that ruptured the fragile membrane of Sophie’s mood, which thanks in part to my own attentive ministrations had become peaceful, even luminous around the edges, if hardly sunny.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Becca Fitzpatrick -- Hush, Hush
The contents of the ruptured gut, spilling out into the body cavity, simply contaminated the whole area and made infection a deadly certainty.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Ruptured the AV node, which provides the heart’s electrical powering.
James Patterson -- 1st to Die
The impact ruptured your spleen.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
Whatever the reason, I was, in the end, the instrument of his family’s rupture.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
The streets were ruptured veins.
Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
By the position of the openings, I feel certain the beast ruptured something vital, a lung, maybe even her heart.
Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
"If you did," he said, "I guess you could sit there with your ruptured appendix and negotiate."
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
But the story of the duel, confirmed by Pierre’s rupture with his wife, was the talk of society.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
But it was real, I know that much, it was a physical rupture-a cracking-leaking-popping feeling.
Tim O’Brien -- The Things They Carried
Louie invented an imaginary system, making a drawing so elaborate that, it was later written, the system looked like "a ruptured octopus."
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
I had to hold the phone from my eardrum for fear of him rupturing it.
Sue Monk Kidd -- The Secret Life of Bees
A ruptured spleen.
Gayle Forman -- If I Stay
I hold it to be the wondrously thin, ruptured membranes of the case, coalescing.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
Well, sir, the rupture of a blood-vessel on the lobe of the brain has destroyed all this, not in a day, not in an hour, but in a second.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
She washed witch hazel over the rupture and taped me tightly with extra-long Band-Aids.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Your Majesty will not forget that I have done everything in my power to prevent a rupture.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
High in the gray stone mountains, under a frowning peak, a little spring bubbled out of a rupture in the stone.
John Steinbeck -- The Pearl
But the thought of a definite rupture had never come to him, and even now could not lodge itself in his mind.
Edith Wharton -- Ethan Frome
"If they just …. had thrones—" Kronos stomped his foot, and the floor ruptured around Ethan Nakamura.
Rick Riordan -- The Last Olympian
What caused this abrupt rupture?
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Vomiting at the supper table one night, he ruptured a blood vessel.
John Hersey -- Hiroshima
The exam was consistent with premature rupture of membranes,’ the doctor said.
Jodi Picoult -- Nineteen Minutes
The claws would curl in below the ribs, rupturing the heart.
Eoin Colfer -- Artemis Fowl
I ran away into the dark, laughing so hard I feared I might rupture myself.
Ralph Ellison -- Invisible Man
He accidentally hit a gas main that had ruptured during the earthquake.
Rick Riordan -- The Lightning Thief
If it had ruptured earlier, you would have bled to death.
Khaled Hosseini -- The Kite Runner
Roran had intended to do exactly that up until the moment his world was ruptured by a quiet message from Baldor.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
I have discovered a method to protect the blood vessels of the brain from that fatal rupture which is known as a brain stroke.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
’I think a few of mine have ruptured,’ said Fred in a hollow voice.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Tom put on the wounded look, face of the ruptured deer.
Michael Shaara -- The Killer Angels
It hit on the outside of his left eye, and his eye exploded, just ruptured and came out.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Blink
The father of her child gone,—alas! such ruptures are irrevocable,— she found herself absolutely isolated, minus the habit of work and plus the taste for pleasure.