◄ Disaster ►

1. (n.) An unpropitious or baleful aspect of a planet or star; malevolent influence of a heavenly body; hence, an ill portent.

2. (n.) An adverse or unfortunate event, esp. a sudden and extraordinary misfortune; a calamity; a serious mishap.

3. (v. t.) To blast by the influence of a baleful star.

4. (v. t.) To bring harm upon; to injure.

accident act of God adversity apoplexy blow breakdown breaking up breakup calamity casualty cataclysm catastrophe cave cave-in climax collapse collision contretemps convulsion crack-up crash debacle diastrophism distress fatal accident fatality fit grief ill hap misadventure mischance misfortune mishap nasty blow overthrow paroxysm pileup quake reverse rocks shipwreck shock smash smashup spasm staggering blow stroke temblor tidal wave total loss tragedy trouble tsunami upheaval violent death washout wrack wreck


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