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snapping

verb
present participle of snap

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1 to speak sharply or irritably
  • the shopkeeper finally snapped at one customer who couldn't seem to make up his mind

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2 to break suddenly with an explosive sound
  • the fragile twig snapped in her hands

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3 to take a photograph of
  • be sure to snap everything you see on your vacation, and then you can show us

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4 to pass from one form, state, or level to another
  • she abruptly snapped alert

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snapping

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“Snapping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snapping. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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