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English noun: avalanche

1. avalanche (event) a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain


Broader (hypernym)slide


Narrower (hyponym)lahar

2. avalanche (event) a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things


SamplesThe program brought an avalanche of mail.


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


English verb: avalanche

1. avalanche (motion) gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow


Synonymsroll down


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down









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