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downfalls

noun
plural of downfall

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1 something that is the cause of one's ultimate failure or loss of life
  • an insatiable love of money would be their downfall

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3 a loss of status
  • an ill-advised speech that proved to be the cause of the candidate's downfall

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4 a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity
  • we ducked under an overhang to shelter ourselves from the sudden downfall

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“Downfalls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downfalls. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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