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buckles

verb
present tense third-person singular of buckle

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
  • the flimsy bridge buckled under the weight of the caravan of trucks

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buckles

noun
plural of buckle

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buckles

buckles (down)

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“Buckles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buckles. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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