fragile

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfrædʒaɪl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfrædʒəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(frajəl; Brit. frajīl)


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fragile

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a fragile [vase, sculpture]
  2. the [vase] is fragile
  3. careful, it's fragile!
  4. the [box, crate] is marked (as) "fragile"
  5. handle the fragile [box] carefully
  6. too fragile to [hold, withstand]
  7. fragile and [vulnerable, delicate]
  8. fragile and easily broken
  9. handle fragile goods [with care, sensibly]
  10. has (a) fragile self-esteem
  11. feeling fragile after the [loss, divorce, news]
  12. [can be, tends to get] fragile about
  13. has a fragile [grasp, grip] on reality
  14. secured a fragile peace (in)
  15. a fragile [environment, ecosystem]
  16. a fragile [peace, truce, ceasefire]
  17. broke an already fragile [peace]
  18. a fragile balance of
  19. has a fragile nature
  20. love is fragile
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