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  Definition of downfall
  1. failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
  2. a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
  3. the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
Similar Words: ruin, ruination, fall, precipitation

 

Hyponyms: finish, anticlimax, fine spray, hail, rain, rainfall, sleet, snow, snowfall, virga

 

Derivational Morphology: ruin, fall, precipitate, come down

 

 
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