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ripple effect

see definition of ripple effect
  • nounchain of cause and effect
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Synonyms for ripple effect

noun chain of cause and effect
  • causal sequence
  • contagion effect
  • dispersion
  • dissemination
  • domino effect
  • knock-on effect
  • overspreading
  • slippery slope
  • sprawl

More words related to ripple effect

domino effect

noun. cumulative effect from one event setting off a chain of events
  • causal sequence
  • cause and effect
  • chain of events
  • contagion effect
  • domino theory
  • knock-on
  • knock-on effect
  • ripple effect
  • slippery slope
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