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.
9. 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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