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catastrophes

noun
plural of catastrophe

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1 a sudden violent event that brings about great loss or destruction
  • more than one natural catastrophe has threatened to destroy their farm over the years

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2 something that has failed
  • the movie was a catastrophe, nearly bankrupting the studio that produced it

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“Catastrophes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/catastrophes. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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