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avalanche

av·a·lanche

avalanche

 
 
pronunciation:
ae v laench
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the sudden rush of a large amount of snow, ice, or rocks down a mountain.
An avalanche buried the mountain village.
 
synonyms:
landslide
similar words:
rush
definition 2: anything that comes suddenly and in large amounts.
The principal received an avalanche of complaints about the new dress code.
synonyms:
deluge, flood
similar words:
flurry, hail, rush
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