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downfall

down·fall

downfall

 
pronunciation:
daUn fawl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a drastic decline in status, wealth, or the like; ruin.
synonyms:
debacle, overthrow, ruination, undoing
similar words:
collapse, decay, descent, destruction, fate, finish, nose dive, plunge, ruin
definition 2: that which causes such ruin.
synonyms:
bane, destruction, ruination, undoing
similar words:
Achilles heel, defect, failing, fate, fault, flaw, last straw, nemesis, ruin, shortcoming, weakness
definition 3: a fall of snow or rain; downpour.
synonyms:
deluge, downpour
similar words:
cascade, cataract, cloudburst, precipitation, rainfall, shower, snowfall, spate, torrent
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