Sentence example with the word 'brittle'

brittle

atrophied, crisp, desiccated, fissile, frangible, impulsive, momentary, pasteboardy, short-lived, temporary, vulnerable

Definition adj. having little elasticity

Last update: July 17, 2015

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They are brittle and delicate and have to be manufactured with extreme care.   [adjective]

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The clips holding it in place are brittle and easily breakable.   [adjective]

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A brittle almond cookie base layered with butter nougat cream, soft caramel, roasted peanuts and milk chocolate.   [adjective]

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A brittle and calculating woman.   [adjective]

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Brittle bones.   [adjective]

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The seed-coat is filled by the embryo, which has two large, folded, brittle cotyledons.   [Please select]

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After roasting, the shell is brittle and quite free from the cotyledons or kernel.   [Please select]

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BRUCKLE, brittle, infirm.   [adjective]

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The hollow, brittle wax broke into a thousand fragments, and Cambyses sank back on to his bed with a groan.   [adjective]

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He halted again and bought from the old applewoman two Banbury cakes for a penny and broke the brittle paste and threw its fragments down into the Liffey.   [adjective]

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We, being men, took a dark lantern that was standing on Brittle's hob, and groped our way downstairs in the pitch dark,as it might be so.   [adjective]

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