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From there, it just kept on growing and growing and growing, and $500 turned into a thousand, and then a thousand turned into 5,000, and it was sort of this snowball effect now for the past eight years.

From Ozy

In autumn, children might play in leaves again, then gather for snowball fights in winter.

My therapist helped me to see and celebrate the snowball effect of every step, no matter how small.

The resulting particles, known as soot, land on spinning ceramic rods, accumulating like a snowball.

The risk is that it could drive it in a negative way and add on like a snowball rolling downhill to this selloff.

From Fortune

All of these increased barriers then have a snowball effect.

Meanwhile, national attention has already started to snowball around the issue.

When Chappelle approached them, one of the kids threw a snowball at his face and called him the N-word.

“I am afraid we will see a snowball effect in other countries,” said Westeson.

As frustration mounts within the Scouting world, a negative PR snowball builds.

When you were only a little snowball, we had to hang you up to dry, and that pulled your ears out.

"I remember one year we had a great snowball fight at West Point," went on the captain.

Away went the big snowball, down the long hill, and the cadets after it.

When Peleg Snuggers arrived at the top of the hill the big snowball was ready for use.

"We want to fasten this cord in the hole through that big snowball, but we don't want to get it crossed," went on Tom, anxiously.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snowball, such as: escalate, heighten, intensify, multiply, proliferate, and swell.

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