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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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Of the 275 imploded subprime lenders listed, 23 had data available from 2003 to 2005.
"Imploded Cube" and "Imploded Column" reflect the green grass and surrounding palm trees of the median as well as the setting sun across their surfaces.
Meanwhile, as the Reform Party imploded and splintered, Donald J.
When the Soviet Union imploded in 1991, virtually all productive assets (not counting human beings) belonged to the state and were controlled by Communist Party hacks - the nomenklatura.
A police officer whose right eye "imploded" when he was struck by a hockey stick during a game at a training college in Suffolk has launched a High Court battle for damages.
His already imploded,' the prime minister said sarcastically.
Public Image Ltd, the post-punk pioneers founded by John Lydon after the Sex Pistols imploded, are on their way to Northern Ireland and it's in an unusual place.
But Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez's ruling does not mean the 26-storey Harmon Hotel will be imploded soon as general contractor Tutor Perini says he will appeal to the state supreme court.
One up at half-time through Joe McMahon, Marine imploded to goals from Kevin Sansay (2), Dave Cockerill, Kirk Jackson and Andy White.
He also reported that the Labour Party "nearly imploded" following local election results and leadership rows.
The three stacks, the most visible part of the building, will most likely be imploded.
Maintenance crews went into the chemical plant to assess the situation and found a tank had imploded. It had damaged a pipe that was coming off that tank and the chlorine dioxide was being released via the damaged pipe.