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rupture
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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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
  • The predawn light had a flattering effect on the shabby, parochial playground; the early light bathed the ruts in the ruptured macadam and made the surface of the playground appear as smooth as the surface of a lake unruffled by any wind.
    p. 408.4

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