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crumblings

[ kruhm-blingz ]
/ ˈkrʌm blɪŋz /
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plural noun

crumbs; crumbled bits.

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How to use crumblings in a sentence

  • He opened his eyes and pushed himself up from the beach with both hands spread in warm, soft crumblings.

    The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
  • Time and volcanic crumblings and desert wind have carved the great beast into the semblance of an elephant at rest.

    Still Jim|Honor Willsie Morrow
  • They are found in Ceylon, in Thibet, and in Burmah among the crumblings of primordial rock.

    A Transient Guest|Edgar Saltus
  • We understand with difficulty these emigrations, these crumblings into morsels of our mind.

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