avalanche

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  • A series of avalanches forced the group to give up their goal.
  • Both men died within hours of each other in separate avalanches.
  • However, it remains closed for a few weeks in winter due to snow avalanches.
  • And he told her what he knew, and, amongst other things, about the avalanches. Cited from Ships That Pass In The Night, by Beatrice Harraden
  • The more people avalanched across him the more comic he thought it. Cited from Observations of an Orderly, by Ward Muir
  • In the winter months the road is often closed due to the danger of avalanches.
  • Some major avalanches that came without warning caused the railway serious loss of life and property.
  • The Avalanche would go on to build up a large lead in a fight-filled game.
  • Avalanches fall every day, but this picture of a big one in action is probably unique. Cited from The Mountain That Was 'God', by John H. Williams
  • Others are never quite free, opening only on the side opposite the entrance of the avalanches. Cited from The Mountains of California, by John Muir
  • I have never found anything which gave me a more uncomfortable feeling than those avalanches. Cited from The Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson
  • Three men pulled themselves out of the snow, but eight died in the avalanches.
  • Then before the three could escape, a gigantic avalanche fell from above them.
  • Its south-western is rather steep with big danger of snow avalanches in winter.
  • Those not caught should try to note the locations where the avalanched person or persons were last seen.
  • Her mother died in an avalanche and her father turned to alcohol.
  • Four former players have had their number retired by the Avalanche.
  • It was the Avalanche's fourth power-play goal of the game.
  • He came off the injured reserve with enough time to play in the last five regular season Avalanche games.
  • But we have heard avalanches in the distance, nor is that strange in weather such as this. Cited from Poet Lore, Volume XXIV, Number IV, 1912, by Various
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Synonyms of avalanche

Meaning of avalanche

  • noun A slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
  • noun A sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things
    the program brought an avalanche of mail
  • verb Gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow