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implode

verb bankrupt, blow-up, cave, cave in, close, collapse, deflate, disintegrate, end, ended abruptly, fold, fold up, terminate
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Nearly 24-hours after Texas Stadium imploded, contractors began working on the next phase of the project, and the site will be cleared by the end of July.
The short but busy history of e-commerce is littered with examples of companies that thought they had found the secret formula to micropayment riches but unceremoniously imploded after a couple of years in business.
team imploded, Odom burnished his reputation playing for coach Larry Brown.
The reaction quickly propagates outward into the cooler regions of the imploded capsule.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest building to ever be imploded will be leveled on Sunday, Oct.
He notes that once Gorbachev gave enterprises their freedom, the system had no direction from either a plan or a market, and the system imploded.
NBC): The old casino was imploded, so the new season picks up six months later in the brand-new Montecito.
But Stadler inexplicably imploded, finishing four shots back of winner Allen Doyle.
Priority hiring has been an important issue for Culinary Union members ever since Sheldon Adelson imploded the Las Vegas Sands and refused to give the workers first crack at jobs in the new facility.
The companies fostering these technologies simply imploded due to contracting market conditions," said Jeff Mankoff, CEO of CyberDrawer.