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Synonyms for avalanche
ˈæv əˌlæntʃ, -ˌlɑntʃavalanche

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Wiktionary2.4 / 7 votes

  1. avalanchenoun

    Synonyms:
    snowslide, snowslip

  2. avalanchenoun

    To descend like an avalanche.

    Synonyms:
    snowslide, snowslip

  3. avalanchenoun

    A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snow or ice.

    The shelf broke and the boxes avalanched the workers.

    Synonyms:
    snowslip, snowslide

  4. avalanchenoun

    A sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of anything.

    Synonyms:
    snowslip, snowslide

  5. avalanchenoun

    Anything like an avalanche in suddenness and overwhelming quantity (like a barrage, blitz, etc).

    Synonyms:
    snowslip, snowslide

Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 18 votes

  1. avalanchenoun

    a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain

  2. avalancheverb

    a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things

    "the program brought an avalanche of mail"

  3. avalanche, roll downverb

    gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow

    Synonyms:
    roll down

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  1. List of paraphrases for "avalanche":

    avalanches, deluge, spate, flood, blizzard, torrent

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Avalanche":

    Michiel Overeem

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#4817flood
#10774torrent
#14341avalanche
#17241blizzard
#42724deluge
#48006spate
#56311avalanches

How to use avalanche in a sentence?

  1. Akihiro Hirakawa:

    One man left the group to seek help from the ski patrol after the avalanche. He was French, seven people remain at the scene and we've spoken with one by mobile phone. One is unconscious.

  2. Eli Francovich:

    Jess Roskelley was going to check in Tuesday and didn't, and John Roskelley called Parks Canada. They sent out a helicopter. They saw an avalanche debris field and one partially buried body.

  3. Mike Pence:

    The media is piling on with unsubstantiated claims … while they ignore an avalanche of hard evidence about corruption, pay to play, political favoritism emanating out of Hillary Clinton's years as secretary of state.

  4. Ambasadore Kosh:

    The avalanche has begun, it is too late for the stones to vote.

  5. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence:

    Here, Indiana steps forward to protect the constitutional rights and privileges of freedom of religion for people of faith and families of faith for people in our state and this avalanche of intolerance has been poured upon the people of our state.


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