Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 09/01/19 Dégringolade

Dégringolade (noun)
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.

Synonyms
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decadence, declension, declination,decline, degeneracy, degeneration,degradation, descent, deterioration,devolution, downfall, downgrade,ebb, eclipse, fall

Antonyms
ascent, rise, upswing

Origin: 1873, in the meaning defined above

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