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  • adverb So as to crumble; while crumbling.


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crumbling +‎ -ly


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  • It was in this last thought that she seemed, then, to fall crumblingly, like a burnt-out thing reduced to powder.

    Franklin Kane Anne Douglas Sedgwick 1904

  • Earth-crumblingly important and fascinating as that is, even I’m prepared to admit that another item on the blog might be of even more interest: an outrageously generous book giveaway where you (so long as you’re a North American resident) can win no less than six books from the Orbit US launch line-up.

    Brian Ruckley · One Interview, Two Reviews, Six Free Books 2007


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