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5. come apart, come apart at the seams, rip or split open, burst open, dehisce; make or leave a hole, fall apart, disintegrate.
6. rampage, rip, dart, dash, shoot, bolt, whiz,
Inf. zoom, Inf zip, Inf. go like lightning or the wind, Inf. go like the dickens; speed, sprint, race, hie, hasten, fly, flit, run, gallop, burn up the road, rush, hurry, scurry, scramble, bustle, Inf. hustle; scoot, scud, scuttle, flee, Inf. skedaddle, make tracks.
-n. 7. rip, rent, split, fissure, rift, fault, clevage, cleft, severance, break, breach, rupture, fracture; cut, slit, slash, gore, gash, score, stab, laceration; wound, injury, hurt,
Slang, boo-boo.
8. rampage, fury, rage, storm, ranting and raving, tantrum, fit, hysterics, passion; flare-up, outburst, explosion, blowup, fulmination; flurry, burst, spurt, gush, outpouring, effusion; dash, dart, rush, hurry, scurry, scramble.
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Slang, spree, lark, fling, escapade, antic, adventure, Inf. bout, Inf. binge, Sl. bust, Sl. bender, Sl. hellbender, Sl. jag, Sl. toot, Sl. bat; gambol, frolic, rollick, romp, frisk; party, wing-ding, fun time, celebration, merrymaking, revelry, jollification, Irish. hooley; orgy, debauch, saturnalia; carousal, carouse, revel, wassail, guzzle, bouse, brannigan, potation, compotation, Inf booze, Sl. drunk, Sl. barhop, Sl. bar-crawl, Brit. Sl. pub-crawl. tearful, adj. 1. lachrymose, lachrymal, lachrymatory, teary, Inf. weepy; watery, dewy-eyed, on the verge of or close to tears, ready to cry or burst into tears or break down; weeping, crying, wailing, sobbing, blubbering, sniveling, whimpering; dissolved in tears, inconsolable, heartbroken, broken-hearted, crushed; unhappy, melancholy, blue, gloomy, depressed, dejected, Inf. down in the dumps.
2. sad, saddening, sorrowful, woeful, distressing, dismaying, lamentable, mournful; dolorous, lugubrious, funereal, elegaic, dirgeful, epicedial, epicedian, threnodial, black; pitiful, piteous, pathetic, heartrending, heartbreaking, poignant, plaintive, moving, touching, affecting, emotional; maudlin, mawkish, sentimental, romantic, soft, mushy, slushy, sickening, cloying,
Inf. drippy, Sl. schmaltzy, Brit. Sl. soppy. tease, v. 1. torment, bedevil, harass, bother, pester, Sl. bug, Sl. hassle, Sl. drive [s.o.] nuts or crazy or bananas; irritate, annoy, vex, provoke, pique, Inf. aggravate, Inf. give [s.o.] a pain; pick on, be on [s.o.'s] back, Sl. ride.
2. kid, spoof, clown around, fool around, pull [s.o.'s] leg,
Inf put [s.o.] on, Inf. give [s.o.] a hard time, Inf. needle, Inf. rib, Inf. josh, Sl. jive, Sl. get a rise out of [s.o.]; taunt, twit, tweak, gibe, chaff, rally, pluck by the beard, Inf. roast, Inf. dig, Sl. razz, Sl. rag; mock, make fun of, poke fun at, call [s.o.] names. teat, n. nipple, tit, titty, Chiefly Dial, pap, (of animals) dug, Anat. mammilla, papilla; pacifier, sugai-tit. technical, adj. 1. specialized, involved, intricate, complicated, detailed; precise, strict, exact, literal.
2. skilled in, familiar with, conversant with, at home in, versed in, practiced in, experienced in, trained in; competent in, proficient at, adept in, able, cabable, efficient. technician,
adj. specialist, authority, expert, proficient, adept, mavin, master hand, Chiefly Brit. Inf. dab hand, Brit. Dial, dabster; maestro, virtuoso, talent, genius, prodigy, standout, Inf. wizard, Inf. whiz, U.S. Sl. crackerjack, Sl. shark, Inf. sharp; professional, Inf. pro, veteran, journeyman, past master, past mistress, old hand, old stager.

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  • Must is a 'modal auxiliary verb'. There is no -s in the third person singular.
      He must start corning on hive. (NOT He musts . . .)
      Questions and negatives are made without do.
      Must you go? (not Do you must go?)
      You mustn't worry. (NOT You don't must worry.)
      After must, we use the infinitive without to.
      I must write to my mother. (NOT I must to write . . .)
  • Must has no infinitive or participles. When necessary, we use other expressions, such as have to.
      He II have to start coming on time. (NOT He'll must . . .)
      i don't want to have to tell you again. (NOT I don't want to-must . . .)
  • Must has no past tense: We can talk about past obligation with had to.
      I had to push the car to start it this morning. (NOT I must push . . .) Must can have a past meaning in reported speech.
      I told her she must be home by midnight.
  • There is a contracted negative mustn't.
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