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melt down

verb

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to yield to mental or emotional stress
  • rather than melt down, the team strengthened their resolve and ended up winning the game

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meltdown

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The first known use of melt down was in 1956

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“Melt down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/melt%20down. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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