is applied to something that is easily crumbled or crushed into powder friable rock
suggests a desirable sort of brittleness, as of fresh celery or crackers
implies such inelasticity as to be easily broken or shattered by pressure or a blow the bones of the body become brittle with age
connotes a liability to being broken because of the use to which the thing is put the bridge was constructed with frangible stone
implies such delicacy of structure as to be easily broken a fragile china teacup
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