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 for fall apart
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fall apart
      v 1: lose one's emotional or mental composure; "She fell apart
           when her only child died" [syn: fall apart, go to
           pieces]
      2: go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore
         out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely" [syn:
         break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart]
      3: break or fall apart into fragments; "The cookies crumbled";
         "The Sphinx is crumbling" [syn: crumble, fall apart]
      4: become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine
         broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart" [syn: break,
         separate, split up, fall apart, come apart]

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