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1. debacle

noun. ['dəˈbɑːkəl'] a sudden and violent collapse.

Synonyms

  • collapse

Antonyms

  • little
  • success

Etymology

  • débâcle (French)
  • débâcler (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Debacle

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  • gockel
  • cockle

Example sentences of the word debacle


1. Noun, singular or mass
So let's clear up the tilapia debacle for good.

2. debacle

noun. ['dəˈbɑːkəl'] a sound defeat.

Synonyms

  • walloping
  • licking
  • whipping
  • thrashing
  • drubbing
  • slaughter
  • defeat

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • spiritless
  • succumb
  • empty

Etymology

  • débâcle (French)
  • débâcler (French)

3. debacle

noun. ['dəˈbɑːkəl'] flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer.

Synonyms

  • inundation
  • deluge
  • flood

Antonyms

  • explode
  • stay
  • wellness
  • unfold

Etymology

  • débâcle (French)
  • débâcler (French)
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