downfall

[ doun-fawl ]SEE DEFINITION OF downfall

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The touch, the choke in her voice, brought about Viviette's downfall.

It is probable that Handel himself had contributed to the downfall of the Academy.

This old bell rung the downfall of Buonaparte and broke, April 1814.

America will be lost to Britain forever, and will prove her downfall.

The vast host of rationalists are busy proclaiming 184 the downfall of religion.

Like her sister, she showed an admirable spirit at the time of her father's downfall.

Had she not given an example of courage ever since the downfall of the Empire?

The octogenarian, in his downfall, is bitterly storming against his enemies.

His constant utterances after his downfall bear out this idea.

A roar of laughter rose from all who witnessed the fine gentleman's downfall.

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