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Correct spelling:
friable
Definition:
Easily crumbled.
Friability.
Synonyms:
brittle (adjective)
fragile, study at fragile.
Other synonyms:
frail, embrittled, brickle, flaky, loose, flimsy, sandy, light, vulnerable, breakable, weak, brittle, delicately balanced, short, crispy, crumbly.
Examples of usage:
  1. The waves had washed ashore logs and other refuse to decay and aid in forming a crust of friable soil. - "The Corner House Girls on Palm Island", Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch.
  2. We should remember that the tomato needs for its best development a very friable soil, while the tramping necessary in setting out the plants and gathering the fruit tends to compact and harden the soil. - "Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato", William Warner Tracy.
  3. But the fierceness of the flame was beginning to tell upon the building- stone of which was of a friable nature- at least that with which the vault was arched. Marnhoul, - "The Dew of Their Youth", S. R. Crockett.

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