1. break with end a relationship
  2. break out begin suddenly and sometimes violently
  3. breakout an escape from jail
  4. brevity the attribute of being short or fleeting
  5. breath the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
  6. bracket a punctuation mark used to enclose textual material
  7. brachiate having arms or armlike appendages
  8. brookweed American water pimpernel
  9. bearcat arboreal civet of Asia having a long prehensile tail and shaggy black hair
  10. bear cat reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore
  11. brocket male red deer in its second year
  12. breadth the extent of something from side to side
  13. breakwater a protective structure of stone or concrete
  14. break water show the fins above the water while swimming
  15. bract a modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
  16. break into express or utter spontaneously
  17. breathe draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
  18. Brecht German dramatist and poet who developed a style of epic theater (1898-1956)
  19. Brigit Celtic goddess of fire and fertility and agriculture and household arts and wisdom; later associated with Saint Bridget
  20. brigadier a general officer ranking below a major general