The skull was cracked and broken.
They all cracked up.
After a moment, the door cracked open.
The gateway between realms is cracked, and I have a slight Watcher infestation problem.
She shoved the cracked balcony door all the way open.
Her voice cracked with nervousness.
The helmet was cracked down the entire length of the left side.
Something cracked in the flames.
She cracked the door to squeeze her hand in the space as well as to tell the other driver not to worry about the car.
He cracked up his car, down this gully—nothing like where Billy's went over— but deep enough to flip his car.
She left the door cracked until she heard Jake greet Damian as the leader passed her room.
The underworld was cracked when she left; that much she remembered.
She pushed open the cracked door to the library.
The door cracked open, and his woman shielded her eyes against the sudden sunlight.
It cracked open silently with enough room for them to enter.
To her surprise, her voice cracked, and her eyes burned with unshed tears.
A rifle cracked, piercing the silence with deadly import.
She.d cracked the door to her heart for Rhyn to shove his foot in the door and now needed to close, lock, and deadbolt it closed again.
The door cracked in the middle beneath the second blow, and she went sailing once again.
She held the hand of the man before her, walking on a dead planet of nothing but rocky hills, dried streams, and cracked earth.
The five-year-old angel, whose appearance in her life several weeks ago plunged her into the Immortal underworld, squeezed through the cracked door.
The wooden planks on the old porch cracked a smart welcome and the screen door squealed with delight when she opened it.
The two fanged figures battled until one lifted the other and cracked its back over its knee.
The first time I was eight or nine and my action earned me a cracked lip.
Her eyes cracked open, and she was startled to see a petite blonde woman in dark jeans standing between them.
It slinked down the hall and slid into the narrow space of the cracked door of the library.
Boris on the contrary at once found his footing, and related quietly and humorously how he had known that doll Mimi when she was still quite a young lady, before her nose was broken; how she had aged during the five years he had known her, and how her head had cracked right across the skull.
On the Arbat Square the troyka caught against a carriage; something cracked, shouts were heard, and the troyka flew along the Arbat Street.
Bruised, she blinked as brilliant sunlight pierced the cracked door.
She waited at the top of the sloping walkway until she saw the outline of a door as he cracked it open.
He pulled the chair out to offer her, and in doing so sent it airborne, into the opposite wall, where it splintered into pieces and cracked the plaster.
Sarah usually made her beaus understand that vampirism isn't all it is cracked up to be, and she would not wish this life on anyone.
Sarah and Connor cracked up.
Her voice cracked with the strain, You have made your feelings clear.
His voice cracked and he nearly broke down.
Whips cracked, hoofs slipped, traces broke, and lungs were strained with shouting.
Yully cracked the door open, suspecting the man named Jule was there even before she flipped on the lights.
What if the lake cracked, too, and the souls went the other way, out of the underworld and into the mortal realm?
Tamer descended, one cracked tablet in hand.
"The underworld cracked, and the demons came," Gabriel guessed.
Her face flamed hot as she saw the image from her vision: the two of them holding hands while gazing at each other adoringly and walking on the cracked planet.
Thunder cracked overhead, and Toby looked up. Ully ran into him as the angel stopped, and they both stared at the sky. He thought he saw something in the sky, but the trees blocked it.
His cold, chiseled features were bathed in the light of a streetlamp while his room was dark, aside from light lining the cracked bathroom door.
She swung hard and her open hand cracked against his face.
Mom... his voice cracked.
She smiled and her lip cracked.
His gaze went to the wine cellar door, which she'd left cracked.
There, staring up at the group, nestled in an assortment of other bones, packed into a grubby plaid shirt, was a cracked white skull.
"She thinks the Lake of Souls cracked the same way the sky did," Cora said in excitement.
"I thought … I thought …" Her voice cracked.
Lana cracked an eye open wide enough to see it was too early for her alarm to sound.
The door cracked open, revealing a similar platform to the one that had been on the other side of the river.
Thunder cracked overhead. Rhyn had ignored the rain, accustomed to being miserable. Hell was either broiling or freezing, and the Alps were just as cold. The underworld's chilled rain didn't compare.
The sagging bed, moldy smell, and cracked window did nothing to settle her nerves.
Jenn readied herself for a battle as she cracked the door open.
The rain beat on the roof with a steady roar, and thunder cracked like a giant whip.
Xander cracked the door for the animal to enter and pulled on a shirt.
He was gone, the door cracked open.
The fourth, he slammed into the wall with enough force that the creature's head cracked.
"Xander!" her voice cracked with emotion, and tears were in her eyes.
This joint is durable, secure and easily made; it allows for expansion and by its use the risk of pipe sockets being cracked is avoided.
The following are typical passages: " April is a good season for fallowing, if the earth breaks up behind the plough; for second fallowing after St John's Day when the dust rises behind the plough; for seed-ploughing when the earth is well settled and not too cracked; however, the busy man cannot be always waiting on the seasons."
Sheets of mica which have been subjected to earth-movements are frequently cracked and ridged parallel to these directions, and are then valueless for economic purposes.
The cracked door-lintel, which shows an eagle on the soffit, was propped up first by Burton, and lately, more securely, by the Germans.
These screes are however very flat and their lower edges generally reach all the way down to the central part of the basin, which is occupied by an expanse of yellow clay, perfectly flat and fairly hard, as well as dry and barren, often cracked into polygonal cakes and drawn out in the direction of the long axis of the valley....
The steel reinforcement is of immense importance in fireproof work, because, if properly designed, it enables the concrete to hold together and do its work even when it has been cracked by fire and water.
Many of the smaller, useless shoots are rubbed out altogether; the best are allowed to grow perhaps a foot or more in length, and then either have the tips pinched out with the finger and thumb, or the ends may be cracked or broken, and allowed to hang down, but are not detached completely.
Chrome steel, which usually contains about 2% of chromium and o 80 to 2% of carbon, owes its value to combining, when in the " hardened " or suddenly cooled state, intense hardness with a high elastic limit, so that it is neither deformed permanently nor cracked by extremely violent shocks.
The experiment was repeated year after year till 1867, when the barrage cracked right across from foundation to top. A massive coffer-dam was then erected, covering the eleven arches nearest the crack; but the work was never trusted again, nor the water-surface raised more than about 3 ft.
It is therefore obvious that, if the tubers are exposed to the air where they are liable to become slightly cracked by the sun, wind, hail and rain, and injured by small animals and insects, the spores from the leaves will drop on to the tubers, quickly germinate upon the slightly injured places, and cause the potatoes to become diseased.
These roots are readily distinguished from those of true sarsaparilla by their loose cracked bark and by their odour and taste, recalling those of melilot.
The worst was that of 1868; it caused five deaths, and cracked a dozen old buildings.
An early observation of the diffusion of gases was recorded by him in 1823 when he noticed the escape of hydrogen from a cracked jar, attributing it to the capillary action of fissures.
Among the sedimentary rocks we have, for example, in the clay slates of the Silurian formations, rocks no less cracked and fissured than others, but generally quite impermeable by reason of the joints being packed with the very fine clay resulting from the rubbing of slate upon slate in the earth movements to which the cracks are due.
So far as the writer has been able to observe or ascertain, there are very few masonry dams in Europe or America which have not been cracked transversely in their higher parts.
and five of them have cracked vertically, owing apparently to the impossibility of the base of the dam partaking of the changes of curvature induced by changes of temperature and of moisture in the upper parts.
Contorted stems, sometimes of considerable thickness, very hard, and covered with a grey cracked bark, rise out of the sand, bearing green plumes with small greyish leaves and pink fruit.
As clays they must be sufficiently plastic to be readily moulded, but at the same time possess sufficient stiffness not to contract too strongly in drying, whereby the objects produced would be liable to be warped or cracked before firing.
It seemed the only news was bad news lately but then we cracked a pedophile ring in a Detroit suburb prompting seven arrests and ascended back up to cloud nine.
He'd cracked the gateway when Jonny became the Black God, and now, the immortal realm peeked from the clouds into the mortal world.
He cracked up his car, down this gullyâ€”nothing like where Billy's went overâ€” but deep enough to flip his car.
The dome cracked and the demons came through.
The underworld cracked, and the demons came to claim the souls.
She couldn.t finish her thought in front of him, partly because it made no sense and partly because she didn.t want to admit her soul felt Rhyn.s absence like the draft from a cracked window on a winter.s night.
"I thought â€¦ I thought â€¦" Her voice cracked.
Know that alkanes can be cracked into smaller alkanes and an alkene.
H that hydrocarbon molecules can be cracked to form smaller molecules including alkenes.
amphora of wine, cracked and weathered but still very much functional and usually full.
I cracked open a few bottles of wine and some beers, and we all settled back to enjoy Terry Wogan's witty banter.
All steaks glazed with a blend of aromatic spices and cracked black pepper.
blend of aromatic spices and cracked black pepper.
The rumor is he did nothing because it would alert the Germans that British boffins had already cracked the top-secret Ultra code.
A new spring was fitted to the front bogie to replace a cracked spring.
Local cuisine includes the freshest fish, lobster and the best cracked conch you'll ever taste!
cracked teeth Can I take a friend with me?
The combination of all these factors is very demanding on our hands and leads to dry, cracked skin and tough white cuticles.
NO cracked hinges etc Very, very slight cover wear with just odd dint to corners.
The models usually last around three scenes before ingrained dirt and cracked limbs make them rather unphotogenic.
If ethanol vapor is passed over heated aluminum oxide powder, the ethanol is essentially cracked to give ethene and water vapor.
exhaust manifold cracked.
But sadly he had a major plumbing fiasco, where pipes cracked and flooded his house.
Very Precise fortune cookies I cracked open the fortune cookie and read the little slip of paper on the inside.
Make sure the belts are n't frayed or the buckles cracked.
serve gnocchi with shaved parmesan and cracked black pepper.
For really bad calluses and cracked heels, try using the Purple Nail Shaping Pad to further buff away rough patches.
Typical rotting caused by water ingress through cracked paint.
I never really did solve the problem of keeping the foresail luff tight on a Jack Holt roller spar - anyone else cracked it?
Primary in last few months has been the exhaust manifold cracked.
I check the clock and my shift is nearly finished so I hurry into the back room, and stare into the cracked mirror.
For example, you can say you have cracked nipples or that the milk didn't come, both of which are common.
It leads to the cracked cosmic country noir of M Ward's Ã¢Dead Man ' .
oarsman used to be bare-footed and their feet were hard and cracked.
The giant ogre was smashing the gate with his huge ax each time iron cracked off sending sparks into the air.
outer casing had also been cracked by the push rod.
This may include things like cracked window panes, stains or burns on the carpet or any damaged items of furniture.
Sounding dustier than ever Gil's cracked honey voice still possesses an urgency of spirit that can make goose bumps prickle on your back.
proviso that no funding exists until we have cracked the research councils!
New men felled me, burned me, cracked me, Left me fallen - now recumbent.
However, he had once danced Romeo with a cracked rib.
shin bone was cracked, possibly the reason why he was unable to escape from the sinking vessel.
Recently he had had an injury playing football that included a cracked skull.
Ice cracked at the lake's edges at first, revealing a frozen slush beneath.
Instead, he cracked a smile, insulted my college (" Pembroke?
Memory suggested we'd cracked the story, the archive suggests otherwise.
sweaty palms I stand my hair on end study a cracked ceiling: Plot.. .
taverna menu, bought-in whole and cracked open on the premises.
The lead vox were finished and Joseph and Annie cracked on with the crooning.
We say things like she really cracked the whip over me, or I'm whipped!
Somewhere along this highway I got a cracked windshield, for which Hertz charged me about $ 150.
The earth surface above these natural furnaces has been hardened, cracked and sometimes melted into a reddish slag, called scoria, which, on account of its resemblance to lava, has given rise to an incorrect impression that the region was once the centre of volcanic disturbances.
We know how to power a clock with this energy but haven't yet cracked the code on doing it at scale.
At length every jar and vase was cracked or broken, and the precious stones they contained were melting, too, and running in little streams over the trees and bushes of the forest.
These are the coarsest mills, in which all gossip is first rudely digested or cracked up before it is emptied into finer and more delicate hoppers within doors.
A great field of ice has cracked off from the main body.
The old man began to sing, in the cracked voice of old age: Malbrook s'en va-t-en guerre.
Trap-ta-ta-tap! cracked the shots, now together, now several quickly one after another.
The lower stakes cracked more and more and at last the wall fell, and with it the men who had been pushing it.
His right shin bone was cracked, possibly the reason why he was unable to escape from the sinking vessel.
Instead, he cracked a smile, insulted my college (Pembroke?
Memory suggested we 'd cracked the story, the archive suggests otherwise.
With sweaty palms I stand my hair on end study a cracked ceiling: Plot...
This argues strongly for brain being on the taverna menu, bought-in whole and cracked open on the premises.
Copy Protected CDs ' cracked ' by sticky tape and a felt tip pen !
We say things like she really cracked the whip over me, or I 'm whipped !
The mantel in the old house had become cracked and crooked with age.
Sore and cracked nipples can be discouraging.
Make sure the soundboard is not cracked because this means its been used a lot.
The sound will not be distributed correctly if it's cracked.
Cracked glass, shoddy installation and old windows are examples of switching out windows from necessity.
Try a refreshing Frozen Mint Julep by muddling the mint in simple syrup, and then straining the leaves and blending the remains with bourbon and cracked ice in a blender.
Also, add several ice cubes or a half-cup of cracked ice to turn the Daiquiri into a pleasant smoothie-type drink.
However, no program can completely eliminate the possibility of having your passwords cracked.
The Federal Trade Commission has cracked down on some of the worst offenders in recent years, but there are still enough sharks circling around that you should tread very, very carefully before signing anything or cutting a check.
If chair problems go beyond cracked casters or stained upholstery, proceed with caution.
Harvested soybeans are cleaned, cracked and de-hulled in a process producing soybean meal.
For damaged, cracked, dry skin, this action means rejuvenation.
Kelly and Tom had a bland, out of style kitchen, complete with pink (!!) countertops and cracked linoleum.
If your ceiling is a popcorn ceiling, cracked, or the paint is chipping, you'll need to use another process called furring strips.
Fear not the matte finish of lip stains, as most will not dry out lips or cause them to feel cracked or parched.
Keep that red lipstick from fading or from having a dry, cracked appearance.
The dating scene in bars and in the aisles of grocery stores just isn't what it's cracked up to be, and online dating can be a fun new avenue for a woman on the prowl.
Bulgur made from cracked wheat is often added to soups and stews.
Typically, all a rib roast needs is some kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper rubbed on the outside.
Sprinkle with herbs and fresh cracked pepper (not salt).
Other types of pots perfect for lucky bamboo shoots include cracked glass decorative pots, flared pots, square dishes, miniature terra cotta pots, or small ceramic containers.
Preliminary reports state the Morgan Freeman was conscious, lucid and even cracked a few jokes with the rescue team despite the fact that they had to use the Jaws of Life to pry the 71-year-old actor from the car.
Dr. Drew has written several self-help books, including Cracked: Putting Lives Together Again.
While that remains an egg she hasn't cracked since 1982, she's won seven Golden Globe Awards, the most of any performer.
All of the hair on her belly and back of legs is thinned out, and her front elbows and back heels are getting cracked and dry.
A car parked in the shade will become 20 degrees hotter than the outside temperature, even with the window cracked.
Additionally, you should always be present when your dog plays with a squeakie and throw the toy away as soon as it becomes cracked or torn.
If your existing toilet seat is stained, cracked or broken, it detracts from the overall look of the bathroom, not to mention hinders functionality.
Chicks: Adorable chicks stand alone or peeking out of cracked eggs in many beaded designs.
This in turn can lead to ingrown or cracked toenails.
Run the car's engine only 10 to 15 minutes each hour for heat, and keep a window slightly cracked to minimize the risk of carbon monoxide buildup.
Check your walls for cracked and peeling paint.
Sprinkle a layer of sand, bird seed, non-clumping natural kitty litter or cracked corn on decks and other areas for traction.
If cracked, they will break in an intact spider web pattern rather than shattering.
Because of the intricacies of the rimless eyewear, if you have a problem with a cracked or broken lens or frame, repairs could take longer than with traditional frames.
Several stronger injury reports haunted the ride, including an incident in July 2006 when one of the coaster's support beams cracked because of the weight of the train, causing a severe jolt that injured 27 riders.
However, both PlayStation and Xbox have suffered the same fate, cracked by deft programmers and by allowing their founding companies to fall prey to piracy.
However, it didn't take long for the makers of previous flash carts to come out with DSi compatible memory cartridges, and soon enough the DSi was cracked and open to the world of piracy.
The R4i enabled the use of homebrew code and it was thought for a time that the DSi was thoroughly cracked.
A dark, dirty city lit by cracked street lamps and bathed in steam from the massive engines that dot the land.
For example, using bombs will raise a cannon that's particularly useful for dispatching pesky seabound enemies or opening cracked walls.
A cracked cube will shatter if you shoot another cube through it.
If you shot or push another cube into a cracked cube, it will shatter.
Also, cubes shoot into Cracked Cubes continue going forward instead of stopping.
Other than that, Cracked Cubes act just like regular cubes.
Morph Cubes can even be used to change the color of Star Cubes or Cracked Cubes.
Pay attention to the quality of the corks that you buy and avoid corks that appear cracked or have fissures.
The site also has lids for a variety of jars; a great help to those who have a cookie jar that has a cracked or broken top.
The metal treadle may have chipped, cracked paint and even areas of rust.
A cell phone cover, on the other hand, is typically made of a hard material -- like aluminum or, more commonly, clear plastic -- that can also protect your handset from having its screen or other important components cracked.
Finally, the dentist may take x rays, looking for evidence of decay between teeth, a cracked or impacted tooth, or a disorder of the underlying bone.
For the treatment of diaper rash, the infant's skin should be exposed to the air as much as possible; ointments are not needed unless the skin is dry and cracked.
The tongue may be swollen, or shriveled and cracked.
At one time, it was thought that salmonella bacteria were only found in eggs which had cracked, thus allowing the bacteria to enter.
Others develop pneumonia, diarrhea, dry or cracked lips, jaundice, or an inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meningitis).
Lightly season both sides of the rack of lamb with salt and fresh cracked pepper and place the lamb on a rack set over a cookie sheet, skin side up.
Look for missing or cracked bricks, boards and siding.
Note any water stains, cracked tiles, damaged wood or worn carpet.
Ask for help from a lactation consultant or your pediatrician if you're having problems with cracked or bleeding nipples.
The following tips will help, but if breastfeeding is painful or your nipples are cracked and bleeding you should contact your local La Leche League or a lactation consultant.
While the FDA and the FTC have cracked down on spurious claims about coral calcium, the myth continues to prevail that it is a better source of calcium than the closely related calcium carbonate.
The next easy problem to fix is a cracked plastic blender jar.
A window should be left cracked open to provide a source of fresh air.
Maybe it is something simple such as replacing a burnt out light bulb or replacing a crisper drawer that has cracked.
If left unattended a cracked foundation can destroy a marriage.
Despite the fact that the stone is one of the hardest known substances on the planet, its very rigidity makes it brittle and easily cracked under sharp blows.
It has rounded corners and the facets are cut to give this diamond the appearance of cracked ice.
Oil fuel froze, rubber tires broke apart and steel riggings cracked.
Check indoor and outdoor lights for frayed cords and broken or cracked sockets before using them.
What the liquid does is dry out the leather and leave you with cracked, ugly shoes.
If the leather hasn't cracked, these can be great shoes to wear.
Nobody wants to see rough, cracked heels or chipped dark polish in your sexy shoes, and you shouldn't want to let your feet debut in such condition!
Avoid watch cases that are dented, and cracked crystals.
Also, check for flaws in the watch, such as loose hardware, a damaged watch band, or a cracked or scratched crystal.
Today, that market has been cracked wide open, and there are home businesses for just about any product you can think of.
The SEC has cracked down by passing laws such as the Sarbanes Oxley Act to prevent a violation of investors' rights.
The engine runs rough: Often, cracked plug wires shorting out or faulty spark plugs can lead to an engine that runs roughly, sometimes even backfiring.
UTEE: Also known as Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel, this unique product lets you create "cracked" effects with your stamped designs or embed small metal charms and beads into your work.
Clay pot projects can be a good way to recycle chipped, slightly cracked, and otherwise unusable pots and feed your creative muse while doing so.
All it takes is some sea salt and a little bit of fresh cracked black pepper.
Whether you are plus size or simply want some smoothing, once you have cracked your personal code to Spanx sizing, you will find it is a very different kind of control - one well worth the money and the extra time spent in getting dressed.
In fact, they had never even cracked the top 20.
The song cracked the Top 40 charts, which is an almost unheard of achievement for a so-called "college rock" band (a label understandably despised by the band).
However, for others, being on TV was not what it was all cracked up to be and the instant success had a negative effect on their lives.
His debut album cracked the Top 25 in the United States and allowed him to work with the likes of Whitney Houston, Lil' Kim, Timbaland and R.
He's not so sure now that working with all women is all it is cracked up to be, as he finds himself frequently getting caught up in the drama between the ladies in the salon.
When I saw this movie in a theater, the audience cracked up simply at the sight of Allen seating himself in the command chair, his take on Shatner's 'command slouch' was just that good.
When the charred chrysalis cracked into pieces Mothra emerged.
Contact dermatitis is a red, scaly rash that may itch, and the skin may appear cracked and raw.
Others are extremely dry, cracked, and easily irritated.
This may not be the best choice for sensitive or cracked skin, because most of the products contain fragrance.
Clearly, bath salts are all they're cracked up to be - and a lot more.
Silk wrap nails definitely lend the nails an attractive look and are a great choice if your nails are weak, brittle, cracked or otherwise damaged.
Acting as a "glue" for reinforcing synthetics that are damaged or cracked, it can be applied in several layers to ensure a sufficient amount of protection.
Along with general dryness, the skin may feel worse than it usually would, resulting in cracked or flaky patches and even outbreaks of eczema, in some cases.
You can also wear silicone-lined gloves with moisturizer underneath at night while you sleep to heal cracked hands.
Serious conditions may appear as cracked, bleeding skin or rough, chapped lips.
The scents of what looked like pizza night taunted her, and she stood peering through the cracked door at the long dinner table.
Darkyn cracked down on him, and Sasha hurt his daughter.
The Deans were up at the first pink of dawn, but they didn't beat Fred O'Connor, who had already perked coffee, cracked eggs, and burned toast for their morning breakfast.
The souls crossed over into mortal lakes, after the dome of her underworld cracked, and she resigned.
Maybe it cracked the plane between the two.
Irritated, Eden's eyes cracked open.
Dusty almost cracked a smile.
Ice cracked at the lake 's edges at first, revealing a frozen slush beneath.
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