Word of the Day
Use the word "crumble" when something is in bad condition, when it falls apart, or when something is about to fall down.
The first sentence uses "crumble" as a verb. The second sentence uses "crumble" as an adjective. Here are some more examples:
You can also use "crumble" when describing relationships:
This old building is crumbling.
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(This page was originally published on November 8. 2011.)