dégringolade [ dey-gran-gaw-lad; English dey-grang-guh-lahd ]
noun plural dé·grin·go·lades [dey-gran-gaw-lad; English dey-grang-guh-lahdz]
1. French. a quick deterioration or breakdown, as of a situation or circumstance.
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decadence, declension, declination,decline, degeneracy, degeneration,degradation, descent, deterioration,devolution, downfall, downgrade,ebb, eclipse, fall
ascent, rise, upswing
Origin: 1873, in the meaning defined above
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