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English noun: snowball

1. snowball (plant) plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions

SynonymsAbronia elliptica, sweet sand verbena

Broader (hypernym)sand verbena

2. snowball (food) ball of ice cream covered with coconut and usually chocolate sauce

Broader (hypernym)frozen dessert

3. snowball (food) ball of crushed ice with fruit syrup

Broader (hypernym)frozen dessert

4. snowball (artifact) snow pressed into a ball for throwing (playfully)

Broader (hypernym)ball

Substance holonymsnow

English verb: snowball

1. snowball (change) increase or accumulate at a rapidly accelerating rate

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)increase

2. snowball (contact) throw snowballs at

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bombard, pelt

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