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doom

doom

 
 
pronunciation:
dum
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: an event or end that one cannot escape; fate; destiny.
The sailors thought the storm would be their doom.
similar words:
death, destiny, ruin
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: doomed, dooming, dooms
definition: to set on a fixed course to an unhappy or bad end.
Some scientists think that a change in climate doomed the dinosaurs.
synonyms:
destine
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