crumbly

All Adverb Noun Adjective
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  • It can be stored for a week or so without getting too hard and is not crumbly when cut.
  • Infected animals have a large amount of crumbly dark brown material in their ears.
  • Yesterday fell bright and cold with snow lying fine and crumbly like sugar. Cited from Great Possessions, by David Grayson
  • They bought a piece of it, a crumbly piece, with five shillings before they went away. Cited from Married Life, by May Edginton
  • Rub this all together with the hands until well mixed and crumbly. Cited from Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes. . ., by Edith M. Thomas
  • Now, as I have already said, these boards were soft and crumbly. Cited from At the Back of the North Wind, George MacDonald #0
  • Now these boards were soft and crumbly, and it happened that a soft part in them had worn away. Cited from At the Back of the North Wind, by Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald
  • It's more than a bit crumbly in places. Cited from Carette of Sark, by John Oxenham
  • Their sharp taste becomes more piquant the more they age and they also develop a crumbly texture.
  • As a fresh cheese, it is crumbly and breaks into small pieces very easily.
  • Add also a little water, as the chocolate will make the mixture thick and crumbly. Cited from Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes, by Parloa, and Home Made Candy, by Hill
  • Yet that old Indian knew where gold lay so thick that he could pick out pieces of crumbly rock all plastered with free gold. Cited from Casey Ryan, by B. M. Bower
  • After resting for two or three hours it has a crumbly consistency and is ready to eat.
  • The leaves would dry up and the berries become small and crumbly when affected by anthracnose. Cited from Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, ed. by A. W. Latham
  • Iron or steel having too much sulfur, on the other hand, becomes crumbly and brittle.
  • Add a little milk or fruit juice to mixture to make less crumbly. Cited from Reform Cookery Book (4th edition), by Mrs. Mill
  • Suddenly he picked up a chunk that was quite different from the crumbly earth masses he had been handling. Cited from The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • Stir the soil in the fourth one to a depth of one inch, leaving it light and crumbly. Cited from The First Book of Farming, by Charles L. Goodrich
  • The path was at this time about four feet wide in most places, crumbly and weather-worn here and there, but safe enough for ordinary foot traffic. Cited from Carette of Sark, by John Oxenham
  • The final product has specific characteristics that appeal to customers, including a non pink color and non crumbly texture.
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