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frag·ile

fragile

 
 
pronunciation:
frae jihl [or] frae jaIl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: easily broken; delicate.
The fragile chair cracked when he sat on it.
 
synonyms:
breakable, delicate, frail, weak
antonyms:
rugged, stout, strong, tough
similar words:
brittle, dainty, flimsy, tender
derivations: fragilely (adv.), fragileness (n.), fragility (n.)
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