Noun(1) a sudden and violent collapse(2) flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer(3) a sound defeat
(1) The debacle at Gallipoli meant the war ministry in London needed a propaganda success.(2) the only man to reach double figures in the second-innings debacle(3) If there's one thing last fall's election debacle taught us, it's that people like to deal in absolutes.(4) The government has made A-levels ever easier in an attempt to disguise the debacle , but it has failed in that too.(5) the economic debacle that became known as the Great Depression(6) Drummer Larry Mullen Jr apologised to fans for the recent debacle where many fan club members were unable to buy tickets for the shows.(7) His handling of the debacle was masterful, saving the parent company from financial collapse.(8) If this man worked in the private sector and had presided over repeated financial debacles of a similar magnitude, he would have been invited to resign years ago.(9) For one thing, it will force the government to produce a compelling, coherent, consistent, and persuasive account of their programs, their debacles , and their triumphs.(10) The generals are intent on proving that the defeats are not debacles , and that the fall of key strategic bases is simply a ├ö├ç├┐tactical withdrawal├ö├ç├û.(11) Often the films in question turn into debacles .(12) These minor debacles are just symptoms of a larger ailment, one that has afflicted over a century's worth of politicians on every level and for which there is no end in sight.(13) The referendum debacles catch Europe at what is possibly the first time in its history when all the leaders of the big four nations are serving out their time, waiting to be replaced.(14) The wimp-baiting from the right has gotten us into the two worst foreign policy debacles of the last half century and we have to put a stop to it.(15) And until we straighten out what kind of information real doctors take into the examining room with them to see real patients, we're going to keep having these drug debacles one after the other.(16) The full extent of those earlier debacles could be cloaked in secrecy.
(1) debacle :: debakel
1. fiasco ::
2. whipping ::
1. hit ::
2. smash ::
3. success ::
4. winner ::
Different Formsdebacle, debacles
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