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fracture (verb), fractures; fractured; fracturing
1. To cause to break: "When Melvin slipped on the ice, he fractured a leg bone."
2. To disrupt or to destroy as if by breaking: "
3. To abuse or to misuse flagrantly, as by violating rules: "There are some writers who fracture the language in their books."
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