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rupture
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
to burst, break, or tear; or the resultant damage — can also be non-physical as in damaging a relationship or logical argument
  • 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.
    Chapters 47-48 (94% in)
  • Some time after our rupture, you wished to study music, under the celebrated baritone who made such a successful appearance at the Theatre Italien; at the same time I felt inclined to learn dancing of the danseuse who acquired such a reputation in London.
    Chapters 65-66 (36% in)
  • I really am quite ashamed to have been the cause of your undergoing such severe self-examination; let us drop the subject, and adopt the middle course of delay, which implies neither a rupture nor an engagement.
    Chapters 77-78 (72% in)
  • Because the rupture or fulfilment of this engagement is connected with the person of whom we were speaking.
    Chapters 83-84 (95% in)

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