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debacles

noun
variants: also débâcles
plural of debacle

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1 a sudden violent event that brings about great loss or destruction
  • the financial debacle that was the stock market crash of 1929

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2 something that has failed
  • the movie, which some had predicted would be a blockbuster, turned out to be the summer's biggest debacle at the multiplexes

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“Debacles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/debacles. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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