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    rupture - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rupture

    Definition
    (noun) state of being torn or burst open Definition
    (noun) a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
    Synonyms : breach , break , falling out , rift , severance
    Example Sentence
    • they hoped to avoid a break in relations
    Definition
    (noun) the act of making a sudden noisy break Definition
    (verb) separate or cause to separate abruptly
    Synonyms : bust , snap , tear
    Example Sentence
    • The rope snapped
    • tear the paper
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rupture

rup- means break, burst

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