crumble

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  • Info A crumble, also known as a brown betty, is a dish of British origin that can be made in a sweet or savoury version, depending on ingredients used, although the sweet version is much more common. more...
  • We must build on truth or our whole house will crumble and fall. Cited from The Lion and The Mouse, by Charles Klein
  • Almost to its crumbling top, houses had been built against it on two sides. Cited from Riviera Towns, by Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • My poor mother felt as though the earth had crumbled under her. Cited from A Writer's Recollections, V1, Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • One would think that the ground was going to crumble away beneath his feet. Cited from Monsieur, Mme, and Bebe, by Gustave Droz v3
  • Else will you feel as if the world crumbled beneath your feet! Cited from The Doomswoman, by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • She has to pass UP and get a job later to help her crumbling family.
  • It took years for the water to rise high enough to cover the crumbling walls.
  • Books and ideas acquired a certain importance after other things had finally broken up the crumbling system. Cited from Critical Miscellanies, Vol. 3, Essay 8, by John Morley
  • Such a fact may crumble to pieces and give place to another. Cited from The Complex Vision, by John Cowper Powys
  • In recent years the school's football program has started to crumble.
  • His religion seemed to crumble beneath the standing-place of his soul. Cited from The Butterfly House, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The second, released as the band was crumbling is almost impossible to find.
  • Dick and the men about him saw the whole Southern line crumble up before them. Cited from The Guns of Shiloh, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • With regard to this new movement, he may find the whole ground crumble away beneath his feet. Cited from The Pawns Count, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Her importance had crumbled to nothing so far as the world was concerned. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • If he had his way society would crumble down again. Cited from Dawn of All, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • Together with the crumbling facility, a part of football history had left as well.
  • The family makes their home in a four-hundred year old palace, which is crumbling away under their feet.
  • Take all that comes, and crumble bread until you see how other people eat it. Cited from A Houseful of Girls, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • He is living in a crumbling old house which is built in the side of a tree.
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Words starting with crumble

Meaning of crumble

  • verb Fall apart
    the building crumbled after the explosion, Negotiations broke down
  • verb Break or fall apart into fragments
    The cookies crumbled, The Sphinx is crumbling