WORD OF THE DAY

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disaster

The events which led to this disaster may be briefly told.

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She froze when she saw the disaster that was her apartment.

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His bond to Katie tempered what was otherwise a disaster of epic proportions.

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His chief fault is his overweening haughtiness, due to an over-exalted opinion of his position, which leads him to insult Chryses and Achilles, thereby bringing great disaster upon the Greeks.

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After the disaster at Flodden he was completely absorbed in public business.

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Darian's mind was like a disaster scene after a hurricane.

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Disaster had come upon the north, and the plain of Jezreel saw the total defeat of the king and the rout of his army.

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When he saw Mack and heard the details of his disaster he understood that half the campaign was lost, understood all the difficulties of the Russian army's position, and vividly imagined what awaited it and the part he would have to play.

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The result was a great disaster, and Alexander had recourse to the old quibble of the Delphic oracle to Croesus for an explanation.

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This defeat is coupled by Tacitus with the disaster of Varus, but it was disgraceful rather than dangerous.

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This defeat is coupled by Tacitus with the disaster of Varus, but it was disgraceful rather than dangerous.

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The disaster became the great epoch-making event for Jewish history and literature.

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was one of disaster to the Republican party.

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was one of disaster to the Republican party.

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A disaster was averted by the marquess of Santa Cruz, who brought up the reserve.

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In spite of the disaster of her revelation, a wave of relief passed over me.

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He looked around in disapproval at the disaster that remained of the new gym.

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He looked around in disapproval at the disaster that remained of the new gym.

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It was in vain that the heroic grand master, Henry of Plauen (1410-1413) sought to stem the tide of disaster; he was deposed by the chapter of the Order for his pains.

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Several hours later, just as evening set in, she entered the disaster that was her apartment.

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