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avalanches

noun
plural of avalanche

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a large mass especially of snow, ice, dirt, or rocks descending from a high place
  • Much of the mountainside was covered by the avalanche.

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avalanches

verb
present tense third-person singular of avalanche

Synonyms & Antonyms of avalanches (Entry 2 of 2)

to fall down in a large mass
  • The snow avalanched down the mountainside.

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“Avalanches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/avalanches. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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