cataract

[ kat-uh-rakt ]SEE DEFINITION OF cataract

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CATARACT

That river has a cataract or fall, at about an hundred and fifty leagues from its confluence.

A lake had burst on its summit, and the cataract became a falling Ocean.

You must be in a hurry to do it, too, coming downstairs like a cataract.

Lady O'Moy was in an emotional maelstrom that swept her towards a cataract.

I crossed it dry-shod at day-break, and now, it is a cataract.

He heard it over the noise of the waters he had been swept away from the cataract.

There was only one thing to be done—he must ride the cataract.

But this cataract of dried leaves, too, is a study in the rhythms of the dead.

I paused involuntarily a hundred paces from the brink of the cataract.

We had noticed this also in Lodore, but in Cataract it was more common.

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