It may fragment or it may simply refuse to suppress dissent if it is largely peaceful, especially at the start.
Sex,” Celia says after overhearing tenants going at it, “could fragment into clichés.
The fragment is written in Coptic, not Greek, and is not actually from the Bible, as the title would indicate.
Day 50 of the search for Flight MH370 has come and gone without one fragment of the Boeing 777 being found.
To make matters more complicated, a third-century fragment of papyrus found in ancient Egypt gives the number 616 instead of 666.
From a nail on the tent pole hung a fragment of looking-glass which Arcoll used for shaving.
I beg your pardon, my dear "Clarinda," for the fragment scrawl I sent you yesterday.
The broad thin "appendage" figured may have been a fragment of a thoracic segment.
The genuineness of this fragment has been established beyond doubt.
The whole of this splendid speech should be compared with the fragment of Neophron's Medea, on which it is obviously modelled.
fragment frag·ment (frāg'mənt)
A small part broken off or detached.
An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit.