as in excellent
of the very best kind a writer renowned for her cracking tales of mystery and suspense

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cracking

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cracking

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present participle of crack
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as in popping
to break suddenly with an explosive sound the tree branch unexpectedly cracked under our weight

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as in choking
to yield to mental or emotional stress after hours of tough questioning the suspect finally cracked and blurted out a confession

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“Cracking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cracking. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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