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Synonyms for whammy
ˈʰwæm i, ˈwæm i

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  1. whammy(noun)

    a serious or devastating setback

    Synonyms:
    curse, jinx, hex

  2. hex, jinx, curse, whammy(noun)

    an evil spell

    "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"

    Synonyms:
    scourge, expletive, condemnation, swearing, curse word, jinx, oath, execration, cuss, curse, swearword, nemesis, bane, hex, torment, jonah

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  1. Janice Kiecolt-Glaser:

    The thing about a spouse is that your spouse is typically your major source of support. If your spouse becomes your major source of stress, you don’t have a major source of support, and now it’s been replaced by a major source of stress, so you now have a double whammy.

  2. Ben Carson:

    It sounds really cool, you know, 'Let's just round them all up and send them back,' people who say that have no idea what that would entail in terms of our legal system, the costs - forget about it. Plus, where you gonna send them? It's just a double whammy.

  3. Ben Carson:

    It sounds really cool. You know, 'Let's just round them all up and send them back,' people who say that have no idea what that would entail in terms of our legal system, the costs - forget about it. Plus, where you gonna send them? It's just a double whammy.

  4. Patsy Nakell:

    This is like a double whammy in many ways, when you don't have anything to begin with, your ability to stretch and be flexible is very limited.

  5. Michael Hirt:

    Alcoholic beverages do a double whammy on your sex life by lowering your testosterone and your sexual functioning.

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