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crumbly

adjective

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  1. having a texture that readily breaks into little pieces under pressure a crumbly shortbread cookie Synonyms brickle [dialect], brittle, crispy, crisp, embrittled, flaky (also flakey), friable, shortRelated Words crackly, crisped, crispened, crunchy, crusty; breakable, delicate, fragileNear Antonyms elastic, flexible, pliable, pliant, resilient; strong, sturdy, tough


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