Any extreme misfortune bringing great loss and sorrow; disaster
A sudden, violent change
Any happening that causes great harm or damage; serious or sudden misfortune; calamity
(Geol.) A sudden, violent change, such as an earthquake
The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
(Anat.) Any of various recesses, glandular cavities, or follicles in the body
A cause of destruction or irreparable harm or loss:
A vault, chamber, or grave for the dead
An underground cave with a naturally arched roof
One that excites admiring awe; a wonderful or amazing event, act, person, or thing.
A play, film, television program, or other narrative work that portrays or depicts calamitous events and has an unhappy but meaningful ending.
Inundation by water; flood.
A waterfall in which a large volume of water flows over a steep precipice.
A great flood.
A heavy rain
(Figuratively) A large number or quantity of anything appearing more rapidly than can easily be dealt with.
A sudden overflow of a stream resulting from a heavy rain or a thaw.
A torrent, or flood
The amount that overflows; surplus
A swift, violent stream, esp. of water
A great number or quantity
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
Something different; variety:
Fortuitous elegance; unstudied grace; "” used especially of language.
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