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But now, to that list of calamities to learn from, we need to add “mass extinctions.”

But then, through a series of calamities typical of The Comeback, she ends up auditioning for the show…and gets the part.

Maybe there's a route, somewhere in there, towards an end to calamities on July 16.

It was about the passive indifference of a nation that seems content to allow these daily calamities to persist.

Then there will be earthquakes, tsunamis, and other calamities.

It was he who deserved punishment—not the sufferer with his calamities imposed upon him by his erring sire.

There is something cold and chilling in the supports which pride and philosophy alone can afford under the calamities of life.

The man who brought these calamities on his country was not a mere visionary or a mere swindler.

The small production of Campbell may be partly explained by his domestic calamities.

The burden and mystery of life lay heavily on him—its lasting calamities and vanishing joys, its trials and disappointments.


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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calamities, such as: hardship, collapse, scourge, misfortune, mishap, and cataclysm.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.