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But perhaps crying isn't all it's cracked up to be anyway.
The plaster may be cracked, the stairs unsteady, and obscene words scratched and scrawled on the walls.
Critics are the cracked mirror in the grand ballroom of the creative spirit.
The room exudes an air of familiar warmth with its rugged cracked leather chairs, low-lit chandeliers, and aged wooden walls.
Side by side, two such girths would have split the wide screen long before the mirror cracked.
Because if something's got software in it, it's going to get cracked.
We retreat for hours under a scalding sun, crossing in the process a vast, cauterized plain of cracked mud.
We rolled small boulders down the incline of ferns until they cracked angrily against something at the base of the ravine.
There are reports that the steel liner is cracked, also.
Third, the cracked windshield did not obstruct the driver's view.
Next to the equipment two more boys jumped rope, their bare feet bouncing in rhythm on the cracked concrete.
During their talk, they cracked an egg on someone's head.
We didn't know it then, but she had cracked her kneecap.
Three months later, the dirt cracked and a single shoot appeared.
Tennis should have cracked down on this a long time ago.
Another earthquake cracked the bottom of a lakebed and drained the water away.
The city has also served as the space in which these master images have cracked apart.
The furnaces warped and cracked, causing gases to escape, and had to be stoked frequently.
Another is that the police picked up a guy out of his wheelchair and threw him to the ground, on which he cracked-open his head.
The point is relatively new, and so's the cap, but the barrel-cracked and ever so slightly bent from use-is original equipment.
When layered directly on top of one another, the result is a cracked crystal and defective transistors.
The windows were blown in or cracked, and the timber of the seats were rotten.
Neither has cracked yet, but one must give way eventually.
The next day, under the beating sun, the ice melts and trickles the cracked fragments away.
He cracked his whip in some trepidation, and forthwith they rushed at him.
Critics say that it did not protect its servers sufficiently and used algorithms to encrypt data that can be easily cracked.
The palate and tongue cracked, and it was almost impossible to chew any food.
Lewis stood his ground, only to be cracked on the head.
But they have not yet cracked the code of the digital revolution.
Somewhere along the way, however, that partnership cracked into a million pieces.
If you want the squash to rot out and feed the birds, they need to be cracked.
The painting's steel frame was severely bent, and part of the wood beneath the paint had cracked.
But no, he smiled and kept his cool and even cracked a string of self-deprecating gags about his bad press.
The wisdom used to be that one should avoid only those raw eggs with cracked shells, which might allow pathogens in.
They realized that once the door was cracked, there could be no closing it.
Messages sent in this way can never be cracked by an eavesdropper, no matter how powerful.
Don't confuse it with cracked wheat, which is another product made from raw wheat berries.
If the workers try to strike, heads will be cracked.
Humans might not be as pioneering as we're cracked up to be.
On the ground at her feet is a cracked vase whose exterior is covered with spilled water, turned to ice.
The neurologist then offers a gruesome picture of cracked lips and vomiting and seizures.
Nobody wants to buy a carton of eggs only to find that some are cracked.
The cashier popped and cracked the small pink stash of gum in her mouth.
He worried about western marriage because his own cracked up.
The cracked plaster and faded paint on its high walls are covered with modern art of dubious quality.
Government soldiers cracked down, killing and imprisoning northerners with little cause.
He stared down at the gray, badly cracked flags of the kitchen floor, waiting for a response.
Thinking about their tiny bleats of impotent rage, a smile began to play about my cracked lips.
Rice paddies and sugar cane plantations have been replaced by a brown expanse of cracked mud.
It turned out to be as good as it was cracked up to be.
Jokes will be out, unless cracked by the boss, in which case appreciative laughter will be compulsory.
His officers stop motorists who drive with broken license-plate lights or cracked windshields, or commit other traffic violations.
Stories were told, jokes were cracked, and jovial good-fellowship prevailed.
One half of this problem may have already been cracked for him.
There is scraping of squeaky fiddles in the dark rooms, and cracked old voices sing long-for-gotten songs.
The police cracked down, shooting some demonstrators and arresting scores of dissidents and reformers.
Now scientists may have cracked the genetic code behind the inherited ailments.
Regardless of the form it takes-cracked or whole pods, or ground-a little bit of cardamom goes a long way.
Eventually, the pressure cracked the surface and the water escaped.
Many people ask about the difference between bulgur and cracked wheat.
Every potter praises his own pot and the more if it be cracked.
My humanities discipline research-methods teaching self might have cracked the same joke, actually.
The eggshell is cracked, and the influenza virus is injected into the fluid surrounding the embryo.
Already, he's cracked two jokes that has the roundtable of candidates and moderators laughing.
She had swallowed as many as she could, she said, stroking the cracked trunk of the poplar tree.
Her voice cracked and she gasped a little to keep from crying.
It's cracked and uneven, making it semi-unsafe for anyone with mobility challenges.
It makes sense that after some of these incredibly unethical experiments, universities cracked down with some oversight.
Even a message that is impregnably encoded by today's standards may be cracked in the future.
Cycling across the gigantic salt flat is easier but also slow due to the crusted and cracked surface.
They cracked several of my ribs and broke a couple of teeth.
The team also tested the silks by slowly tugging on them until they cracked.
Before repairing badly cracked plaster, remove any old plaster that is loose or seems to be bulging away from the lath behind it.
Several hundred, including several senior politicians, have had their heads cracked by the police.
The study authors suggest that the ancient egg was somehow cracked open before it hatched.
Eggs are cracked fresh for every order, and there isn't room on the small griddle for more than a few.
It had to do with his cracked skull and his choice of doctors.
Walls are cracked in both the bedroom and the bathroom.
Salt oozed upward, splitting the rocks, and then water cracked them open further as it froze and thawed.
The oldest brick buildings-the campus's core, its signature architecture-had cracked and weakened.
Windows broke, walls cracked and landslides were triggered in the countryside, but so far no casualties have been reported.
Ninety-eight percent of the volume's pages were creased, cracked, or torn in this vulnerable area.
It has not, however, cracked the challenge of characterization.
Her beautifully made-up face rarely cracked a smile, and when it did, looked tight and strained.
Not too long ago, there was an interesting thread about whether tenure is all that it's cracked up to be.
Last year cracked boiler pipes forced a long shutdown at two other sites.
Once cracked, you now need to carefully extract the nuts from all those shells.
Inside the studio, a plastic jug of turpentine has cracked in the cold and flooded the floor under the sink.
There are also reports now that containment vessels in two of the reactors have cracked, releasing radioactive steam.
Their hands as they stretched them out to the heat of the stoves were cracked and red.
His carapace of invincibility has been dramatically cracked.
The doctor finally cracked and picked a date himself.
Looking on the bright side isn't all it's cracked up to be.
He was well-known for his super-enthusiastic demeanor, which always cracked me up.
He cracked my game open as if it were worthless, all glitter and no substance, self-absorbed flash and style.
There have been plenty of close calls since: people have had ribs broken, legs cracked and flesh gashed.
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