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cataract

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1 a fall of water usually from a great height
  • the roaring cataract is one of the park's most majestic sights

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2 a great flow of water or of something that overwhelms
  • in spring the melting snows usually produce a cataract that inundates the valley

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The first known use of cataract was in the 14th century

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“Cataract.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cataract. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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