The moment people realize we have a way out of this impasse, the Putin regime will crumble overnight.
This is not a documentary for the young to watch, or even for those adults who crumble easily.
So, offer to bring a gorgeous pie (or cobbler, crisp, crumble, tart, compote or charlotte) to your next potluck invite.
Will sanctions already in effect continue to torpedo the Iranian economy, or will sanctions begin to crumble?
Afghans will lose faith in it and the credibility of modern political institutions will crumble.
Well, the old altar began to crumble, and parts of it fell away from time to time.
With every lurch of her feet, Andrew expected to feel her crumble beneath him.
All at once my bones seemed to crumble and my flesh dissolve.
It seemed too bright for a thing formed of dust, and doomed to crumble into dust again.
You have seen how the air helps to crumble the stone and brick in old buildings.
late 15c., kremelen, from Old English *crymelan, presumed frequentative of gecrymman "to break into crumbs," from cruma (see crumb). The -b- is 16c., probably on analogy of French-derived words like humble, where it belongs, or by influence of crumb. Related: Crumbled; crumbling.