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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Textures, sounds
crumblycrum‧bly /ˈkrʌmbli/ adjective  CSBREAKsomething that is crumbly breaks easily into small pieces a nice crumbly cheese the garden’s crumbly black soil
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crumblyIf you add too much flour, the cookies will be dry and crumbly.For dough, mix flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together and blend in the margarine until dough is crumbly.However, like most beautiful timbers it was horrible to work, being very soft and crumbly.Tilth: You want your soil to have good tilth, namely to be crumbly and easy to work.The bricks it was built of were old and crumbly and very pale red.The whole wall is like a bulletin board, made of some new, crumbly building-material.Within its wide and crumbly confinement, the virgin Missouri writhed like a captive snake.The crumbly texture is perfect for many dishes.The taste is slightly salted and the texture is crumbly, yet creamy.
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