disintegrate


disintegrate
01. Her marriage [disintegrated] soon after she found out that her husband had gotten another woman pregnant.
02. Human nails and hair do not grow after death; they are simply the last part of the body to [disintegrate].
03. The rocket ship completely [disintegrated] after exploding in midair.
04. The coalition [disintegrated] due to differences over how the government should deal with the deficit.
05. The [disintegration] of the former republic of Czechoslovakia was achieved entirely without violence.
06. Most comets quickly [disintegrate] upon entry into our atmosphere.
07. The house literally [disintegrated] when it was hit by the missile.
08. The Liberal party's majority has [disintegrated] in this election, due to their failed policies and numerous scandals.
09. Our team's lead [disintegrated] in the second period due to sloppy play.
10. The home team saw their lead [disintegrate] after a couple of quick goals in the third period.
11. The celebrations quickly [disintegrated] into riots after some people began setting cars on fire.
12. In 1990, the constituent republics of the U.S.S.R. began to issue declarations of independence, marking the beginning of the total [disintegration] of the once great Soviet Union.
13. In February of 2003, the space shuttle Columbia broke up, and began [disintegrating] on entry into the atmosphere as it was coming back to earth to land.
14. Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe once said that it is better we [disintegrate] in peace, and not in pieces.
15. Bernard Lovell once suggested that a study of history shows that civilizations that abandon the quest for knowledge are doomed to [disintegration].
16. Much of the space shuttle [disintegrated] when it exploded.

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